Reacquainting yourself with your target: A guide to getting unstuck

Reacquainting yourself with your target: A guide to getting unstuck

In his most recent book, The Archer, Paulo Coelho defines the archer’s target as “the objective to be reached.” He reminds the archer: “You were the one who chose the target and you are responsible for it.” (p.43)

Coelho further instructs: “If you view the target as the enemy, you might well hit the target, but you will not improve anything inside yourself.” (p.44)

Reading these words gave me pause and made me question how many times in my life I made my target the enemy. How many times I made…

Mysticism in the School Cafeteria.

Mysticism in the School Cafeteria.

I bet all of us have a moment, or two, where we are full of doubt, feeling unsure of ourselves, and don’t know what to do. In a recent interview with Brandi Carlile, Brene Brown described that moment as the middle school kid with the heavy lunch tray looking for a place to sit.

My palms sweat just thinking about it…

Working with the feminine energy inherit in all living things.

Working with the feminine energy inherit in all living things.

Now that the danger of frost is past, I am busily working in the garden, planting vegetables and herbs. I love this time of year. Whether I start with a seed or a small plant, I whisper my hopes for each one as I put them in the ground. I like to imagine what will come, what fruit they will bear, and how I will use each one.

This time in the garden is aligned with the beginning of the lunar cycle. Each new moon represents the seed stage of gardening. New moon energy is great for intention setting. If you want to cultivate a new habit or start a new project, then seek clarity and make a commitment under the light of the new moon.

As the moon grows in the sky, the intention we set…

How to Change the World… in no particular order.

How to Change the World… in no particular order.

Rejecting the default is the first step to innovating. In other words, a lot of us perpetuate systems and environments we do not like, or even hate, simply by accepting the status quo as unchangeable. “That’s just the way it is.”

The Shakti Summer Schedule is all about fun.

The Shakti Summer Schedule is all about fun.

I have a lot to celebrate this week. Our oldest child is graduating from college on Sunday. Our niece is getting married and my partner is having a birthday!

With all of the upcoming milestones, I am excited and…

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