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Looking to deepen your spiritual practice or seeking beliefs and practices that are in synch with who you are — especially in the evening of life — a spiritual guide can make a difference.

“…we cannot live the afternoon of life according to the program of life’s morning, for what was great in the morning will be little at evening and what in the morning was true, at evening will have become a lie.”
~Carl Jung

What Others Have to Say…

Just a pleasure to read your affirming discoveries and wonderings.


This is a beautiful meditation on the gifts and challenges of the season, and of being, more broadly in the winter of our lives… Keep writing!!! I love these essays and am enriched by your thoughts.


You have so much practical and existential wisdom to offer!  Blessings on all of your endeavors.


“In the midst of winter I found within myself an invincible spring.”

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Duck, Death and the Tulip

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Still Experiencing Writer’s Block!

Still Experiencing Writer’s Block!

I was once complaining to a long-suffering friend about how a project was stymied by my current bout of writer’s block. She remarked that she had never experienced it. WOW! I pleaded for her secret. She looked at me calmly and said: “I don’t write.” Okay....

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