Writings from the heart

now and again, I’ll share writings and musings from the cosmic pen.

kind thanks for being here, reading, and who you are.


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how to make more time for magic (and be a time guardian)

  more time for relaxing & magic (hint: it has to do with cooking...and being a time guardian)   the air here is crisp and clear, and the trees are gracefully dropping their leaves, with bare branches reaching to the sky.  there is quiet and…

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simple & powerful magic principles

all of my work is based in these sweet truths - they are the strong foundation that allow me to support wonderful folks in creating and living magical lives: magic is real, and you can miss it when you move at a fast, contemporary pace. …

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getting lost, tea & tie dye

Hulloa armchair adventurer! This is a sharing of a recent personal mini-retreat that lasted just 24 hours, almost to the minute. It wasn’t grand or fancy, and it didn’t cost and arm and a leg…and it delivered absolute clarity for me, along with gentle and…

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tools for sensitives, empaths, starseeds

there are lots of types of sensitives here planetside.  here at the dreaming otter, we believe that those of us courageous enough to incarnate in our evolutionary times (and those who find their way here) might identify as a highly sensitive person (HSP), intuitive, starseed,…

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the magical life: practical & magical both

here are two incendiary statements I believe to be true: you can have all of the practical, logical, mundane, nuts & bolts skill in the world...and if you're missing part of your soul, have energy leaks or unresolved spirit contracts, or are out of touch…

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ceremonies are where humans wake up from the trance

hi friends!  today, I'm writing about ceremony, which is at the heart of everything at the dreaming otter.  otter offers us this beautiful teaching: 'ceremonies are where humans wake up from the trance, and remember how powerful they are.' delicious, yes?  good ceremony changes the…

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do you check your phone

“do you check your smart phone before you pee in the morning, or while you are peeing?” ​ ~the social dilemma   I​ think about that question a lot. then ​I think about the thousands of folks who have come for healing sessions because they…

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the mystery wants to meet us on personal retreat

the mystery wants to meet us on personal retreat ‘personal retreat’ is an evocative phrase, a portal to some special kind of magic.  like water on parched desert soil, a marvelous inner adventure that reminds us of who we are, or a yearned-for exhale, personal…

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cartwheels & the labyrinth

as you read, I invite you to notice where you are in your life in this story.  do you see yourself here? once, I accepted help from someone when I needed it most, what unfolded wasn’t feeling good.  simply, I was doing all the things…

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