The unlearning of fear.

The unlearning of fear.

Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we learn. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and prejudices and the acceptance of love back in our hearts.    ~ Marianne Williamson   I love this quote as it certainly rings true for me. Recognizing that...

Big Announcement

Announcing:  Creative Arts Counseling and Consulting   I am happy to formally announce the opening of my private practice, Creative Arts Counseling & Consulting, a psychotherapy service in the Eastwood area of Syracuse, NY. I am a licensed Mental Health Counselor...
How does your garden grow?!

How does your garden grow?!

Weeding:  uprooting pesky plants that invade our gardens so that our flowers and crops can live and flourish. God knows, I love a good metaphor*. Poets and philosophers use gardening metaphors all the time. I mean, what better than nature itself to stir the spirit....
Go jump in the lake..

Go jump in the lake..

Earlier today, my husband and I were at the lake.  Usually when we first get there, we read before going for a swim. When my husband decides that it’s time to go in, his shoes, shirt are off in a jiff and he dives right in.  Me?  I slowly methodically submerge,...