I have always known that a primary part of my life's purpose is to observe and to report about what I have observed. My writing on many topics—mainly in the style of essay or creative nonfiction, and the genre of memoir—has served to fulfill this purpose.
Over the centuries, spiritual directors have been described as "Midwives of the Soul." Accordingly, the process of spiritual direction has been described as "listening into being." Combining the tradition of the Celtic Anam Cara (Soul Friend) and the classic spiritual practices of the ancients in the desert, I listen to and for, foster contemplation, and accompany fellow seekers on their life journeys into the Spirit. . . .
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"...I am one of the searchers. There are, I believe, millions of us. We are not unhappy, but neither are we really content. We continue to explore life, hoping to uncover it's ultimate secret. We continue to explore ourselves, hoping to understand..."
Alzheimer’s Disease, surprisingly, became a doorway for me into a recognition of the existence of spirituality in all aspects of life, including diminishments. Another surprise was how this disease healed my fractured relationship with my mother. I’m grateful and honored to be sharing my discoveries and my learning with others who are now on this journey.
My speaking endeavors are an outward expression of the inward discoveries made during my times of seeking and wondering, and they are as diverse as my life experiences and interests. The topics I most often speak about in a public format are considered by many to be challenging social issues: child abuse, domestic violence, homelessness, addiction, Alzheimer's disease.
I'm not a natural improviser—so my passion for this theatre craft came as a complete surprise! At first I was terrified, but after a few classes I saw
the unmistakable potential for healing through improv.
"May you find the path which will lead you to the highest and truest of yourself. Hope for perpetual discovery—and trust Life. That’s all." ~Teilhard de Chardin