Spirituality

Natural Pest Control

After a cold, wet, and seemingly endless Winter, Spring has arrived here in my corner of Virginia. The azaleas are in full bloom and it seems we have moved past the pine, maple, and oak tree pollinating season. The hummingbirds… Read More ›

Filling the Gaps

In my limited-yet-growing experience of working with clients in a therapeutic setting, I find myself in the stage of trying different techniques and interventions from various theoretical orientations. While I do have a desire to work within a specific theory,… Read More ›

Setting Intention

I’ve taken a bit of a hiatus from blogging over the Winter, spending time in (mostly) quiet reflection. Time was something I had a great deal of since my internship was also on hiatus due to the changing of semesters…. Read More ›

Scolded By A Crow

Recently a dear friend passed and the ensuing days of processing have been interesting. Fortunately she was well aware of her pending death and was prepared for it. I, however, wasn’t prepared for her to go. I spent several days… Read More ›

Ground and Release

Sitting with another human and being open to all of their emotions – from pure joy to intense terror – is one of the most spiritual things one person can do for another. One of the side effects of working in… Read More ›

Beings

I stumbled across a quotation in a book attributed to Pierre Teilhard de Chardin that struck me as being absolutely profound: We are not human beings having spiritual experiences, we are spiritual beings having human experiences. Simple, short, and full of… Read More ›