Gratituesday 1.15.19 – It’s Going to Be Okay

Gratituesday 1.15.19 – It’s Going to Be Okay

It's all about perspective. And that good news is that it's going to be okay. I mean, perhaps I just need to repeat the phrase over and over again to believe it. But truthfully most of us are just experiencing first-world problems. We may think that everything is...

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Desire Wednesday 1.9.19 – Inner Superpower

Desire Wednesday 1.9.19 – Inner Superpower

As I crossed Broadway to enter my co-working space this morning, started to consider how I would prompt today's 15-minute meditation class. And the idea of our Inner Superpower came to mind. (Honestly, I don't know where these thoughts come from...!) It may be from...

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Desire Wednesday 1.2.19 – Stillness

Desire Wednesday 1.2.19 – Stillness

Yesterday I hosted my annual New Year's Day Open House. After we were all full of black-eyed peas, corn bread, salmon croquettes & collard greens, I offered everyone a reading from The Moon Deck. There are a number of "spread" options and surprisingly enough, everyone...

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Celebration Thursday 12.27.18 – Positivity

Celebration Thursday 12.27.18 – Positivity

In tonight's counseling session, one of my beautiful couples spoke about an experience they shared. When I asked R what he needed, he struggled a bit and his courageous wife finally said, "You'd like for me to complain less." While it was not quite what he was asking,...

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Creating Rituals

Creating Rituals

We are surrounded by ritual. I am not just saying that because I spend a good chunk of time writing and performing wedding ceremonies. When I speak to my couples about rituals, some look at me with fear or doubt. Yes, the definition of 'ritual' comes from a religious...

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Sautéed Collard Greens Recipe

Sautéed Collard Greens Recipe

Every January 1st I host an Open House for friends and family. From my years in Atlanta, I serve traditional Southern foods for luck and abundance in the new year. This sautéed collard greens recipe totally fits the bill. While this dish is usually made with ham...

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Gratituesday 12.18.18 – Being proactive

Gratituesday 12.18.18 – Being proactive

I've reached an age where I'm done "paying my dues." Actually I reached it years ago. Instead of being proactive, I sit back. I'm active and available, but passive. So that means that I am largely waiting for things to happen rather than going out and getting them. In...

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Vendors I Love: TWO KINDRED EVENT PLANNERS

Vendors I Love: TWO KINDRED EVENT PLANNERS

photo by Krystal Balzer I met Alison a few years ago working on a wedding in Brooklyn. I was then honored to work with both Alison and Jonathan on a wedding at a 'super secret hotel' this past October. I love their attention to detail, their willingness to go the...

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Gratituesday 12.4.18 – The Rush is On!

Gratituesday 12.4.18 – The Rush is On!

Oh my gosh, how on Earth is it already December??!! The Rush is On! I feel like I've had quite a few posts that express the quick passing of time. But it does still surprise me. I have started doing more regular to-do lists that look at the day vs. ALL of the things...

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