This Is O Rated for Older

Posted On Oct 13 2016 by

This will mean nothing to you if you haven’t reached a certain age.  O for Older people. A client asked me for some tips on surrendering in the middle of facing scary medical challenges.  I shared a very simple idea that has given me great comfort. Dear Athena, My favorite way to surrender at our age is to recall this instruction –       “Relax, you’re going to die.” I love this. Clearly, we’re going to die. We don’t know when, so we can relax. It will happen and it will happen the way it happens. We can’t get it wrong. …


Relax, You’re Going to Die

Posted On Oct 9 2013 by

Today’s Oracle My software angels choose this oracle quote for you today:  217) From your happy, relaxed state, you can model real success, which is all that so many people in the world really want. They may buy endless cars and houses and furs and gobble up all the attention and space they can manage, or barely manage, but this is because it is not yet clear to them that success is truly an inside job. That it is within the reach of almost everyone. — Alice Walker Nov. 5, 2008 in a letter to Barak Obama. You can use my Potent …


Why This Poem?

Posted On Jun 29 2011 by

My co-author, Char Sundust, performed a lovely wedding last week.  Each of the 170 attendees received a little beautiful scroll tied with a ribbon.  And Char says, “I took one and opened it.  Inside was your wonderful Love Poem For Mature Hearts.  My heart was so moved…” Love Poem for Mature Heart Love is foolish. Certain loss waits for you. So what!? Throw yourself away, And love. Why would someone choose this poem?  Would you? Why would I write this for a couple in their 50s getting married?  How is this a blessing? Can you perceive why I designated “for …


Announcing God, Death, and Poetry

Posted On Mar 3 2011 by

There is a wisdom in the words that poets speak – the truth. This book teaches us how to access that truth.