Why and How to Write Your Epitaph on All Soul’s Day

Your Soul Cafe: Conversations that Open Hearts and Inspire Actions “Wit is the epitaph of an emotion.” Frederich Nietzsche Tragically, recent current events remind us that life is fragile, fleeting, and not forever. The world is offering sympathy and condolences for lives lost in the Tree of Life synagogue shooting; the Yosemite death of an Indian couple […]

Three Stages of Evolution: The Soul of Book Writing

Your Soul Cafe: Conversations that Open Hearts and Inspire Actions After 18 months, I am grateful for the gentle book writing evolution through different and surprising stages. The following reflections surfaced during a recent Divine Dialogue Writing meditation. Book writing is anything but completing just a checklist; establishing a writing practice; identifying your ideal reader […]

11 Pieces of Advice I Would Include in a Letter to My Younger Self

Your Soul Café: Conversations that Open Hearts and Inspire Action “Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wings of time.” ~Jean Paul I just celebrated 65 successful-turns-around-the-sun. Yes, trite to say, but where did time fly to? As my birthday wound down, I paused to time travel over the past six decades, I thought it would be […]

6 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting to Write a Book

Your Soul Café: Conversations that Open Hearts and Inspire Actions “Here’s the thing: The book that will most change your life is the book you write.”  -Seth Godin I’m up to my arse in alligators writing my first book, a non-fiction tale of how writing heals. It’s The Hero with a Thousand Faces meets Sacred […]

Knowing the Difference Between Writing Intentions and Goals Matters

YOUR SOUL CAFE: CONVERSATIONS THAT OPEN HEARTS AND INSPIRE ACTIONS “Every thought is a seed. If you plant crab apples, don’t count on harvesting Golden Delicious.“ -Bill Meyer For millennia, farmers around the globe have followed the schedule of the New Moon to plant successful harvests. It is an ancient and energetic time inviting you to reflect, visualize and […]