Birthdays and Renewal

Yesterday was my birthday.  I don’t normally put a lot of thought into my own birthday, but this year held many ‘anniversaries’ for me.  I turned 45 and realized that I feel better now than I have in a long, long time.  This birthday marks 30 years since my life was turned upside down by …

How to Feel on the Anniversary of your Trauma

If you are new to my blog, and to my business, you don’t know that I have been through things that most people can’t even imagine.  When I look at my personal trauma, I see that it could have been a lot worse and that there are many people out there who have suffered a …

Spiritual Healing

I have been spending time today updating my services and website.  I have recently taken the second level of “Awakening the Soul” which has certified me as a Practitioner of the Light,  and I have booked in the Reiki Master and Teacher level of training for myself.  As I work on all of these new things, letting go of …

Spirit Haven is Now a Reality!

Hello Everyone!  After years of study, experience, and quite frankly – finally following my true path – Spirit Haven is now a reality.  I am so excited to be launching my healing practise.  Everything has fallen into place and I have been blessed with the opportunity to learn from many great teachers who have given …

Any Soldier’s Battle: Part One, The Arrival

The following is a sneak preview of an upcoming book. He walked off the train in Anytown, shielding his eyes from the brightness of the sun.  His combat boots made a hollow banging on the wooden boardwalk as he walked slowly towards the crowd of people anxiously awaiting his arrival.  The whole town had turned …

Living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

My Spirit is in here, wrapped in the darkness that shields me from the pain.  I want to break free, I don’t want to live here, but the fear drives me deeper yet into the protection of my safe place.  All around me memories surface, causing ripples in the mirror I gaze at – in …

The Separation of Church and Faith

Every church and spiritual tradition seems to be going through enormous upheaval at this time.  Numbers are down; people are questioning the dogma of their faith.  They are questioning the rules and traditions that have been passed down for countless generations, and are finally calling on their leaders to be held accountable for the various …

Thanksgiving Paradox

It is Thanksgiving weekend in Canada, and just like I do every year, I am sitting here thinking of all the things I am thankful for.  We are asked this question every year at this time, and spiritual people ask it of themselves every single day.  Sometimes your life is topsy turvy and you honestly …

Simple Meditation for Children

Ever since I discovered how much my son was being affected by the energy from his classmates, I have been on a mission to come up with ways of helping him cope and protect himself from the onslaught of inevitable roaming energies. Children and teenagers tend to be more open to receiving energy from other …