My Favorite Ritual To Jumpstart Dream Recall

My Favorite Ritual To Jumpstart Dream Recall

I often think of dreams as existing in our memories in a similar way that elusive words can sometimes feel like they are on the tips of our tongues–just out of reach, but right there. So, just like when you’ve forgotten what you were going to say, instead of putting a lot of pressure on yourself and feeling guilty or ashamed for not remembering, one of the best ways to approach remembering dreams is with a gentle, light heart.

My Most Embarrassing Confession….

My Most Embarrassing Confession….

Here’s my confession: I have lost track of my dreams. Or perhaps my dreams have lost me…on purpose.
When I began working with my dreams, I had a teacher. It was kind of a therapeutic/spiritual teacher type format, where we would have appointments each week, I would send my dreams and we would do that kind of intensive work that can happen in a 1 on 1 container.
Years passed. I started doing dreamwork with other people, and training in a more focused way to a specific method….

Hope Dies Last

Hope Dies Last

This past Sunday I was invited to give a talk at the First Unitarian Universalist Church in New Orleans. It is always a great pleasure and honor to do so, especially this week, where the theme I was given was hope. Hope is a topic I’ve always thought a lot...
Keeping It Real in the Now Age

Keeping It Real in the Now Age

After all, it is the love that remains after the acknowledgment of pain, grief, loss, violence, trauma, destruction, and abandonment—the love that remains in the face of every single aspect of our humanity that is the most powerful love at all. This is the kind of radical, no-holds-barred, totally jarring and wholly unreasonable love that makes my heart sing.