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How to Protect the Tender Parts of Your Growth from Sabotage and Threat

Each time we begin something new in our life, we need to insure our new endeavor is protected from all manner of intruders that might threaten the thriving of our new idea, commitment, or action! All growth and change require time and a certain amount of sacred space to become firmly rooted and have the time to grow to fruition …

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A Vision for Seeing in A New Way

The current moon cycle is ending and the New Moon for April approaches.  This time in the cycles of the moon brings dark nights.  It is hard to see in the dark, no matter if it is actual darkness, or the darkness I sometimes feel in my heart or hold in my mind.  As part of my morning contemplation practice I read a …

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Understanding My Life through the Art of Work

It’s been a little quiet on the Circle of Self Muse blog.  I’ve actually been writing a lot, daily in fact, on my http://mooncyclecircle.blogspot.com/.  I’ve been opening myself to all sorts of manifestations of the Muse as I move along the path of manifesting my work-as it evolves.  I am a survivor of ‘self diagnosed’ ADHD and dyslexia.  I am old …

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Beauty as a State of Being

Beauty as a State of Being, In the preface, Dr. Solomon Katz describes his book as both manual and work of art.  It is both. Katz’s book is an inspiring blend of instruction manual and story. For some, this interplay of process and prose will seem distracting. However, I found the ongoing change of pace I experienced when reading chapter …

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Agreeing to Follow the Acronym of G.O.D.

This morning I sat in my morning contemplation. Actually, I wiggled, jittered and squirmed until, finally, I gave into my antsy-ness and got up off my prayer cushion. Then, I paced, spun, and rambled aimlessly; first through the rooms of my house-mind flitting from a decorating idea for the kitchen, to noticing cobwebs between the sofa and the drapes, to …