An Autumn Gathering Daily Intentions Journal–Gift for You

This month’s Autumn Gathering class is a circle of time for special intentions. Each day, review the questions in this Daily Intentions Journal and answer them anew for yourself. Make this Autumn Gathering a time of deep connection to what you want to gather into your life, how you wish to…

Coming Home in Autumn

Today we’re going to start our gathering right where we are—our homes. And I want to tell you a little bit about Hestia, Greek Goddess of Home and Hearth, before we focus on how our homes can nourish us and all who enter them. Come inside my warm home and…

31 Days: An Autumn Gathering Under An October Moon

Hey guys, it’s here! 31 Days starts today and I am ready with another month’s worth of posts. This month’s posts are going to be on a few related topics that are near and dear to my heart: making a home, hospitality, women’s wisdom, herbal remedies, appreciating the outdoors, moving…

What’s Calling Me Now

As I sat and thought this morning “I really need to write a blog post”, I was having a hard time coming up with what to say when the question dawned on me, “Why not just write about what’s going on for you right now?” Okay, why not? It’s a…

On The Passing of a Dear Friend

Note: I wanted to write this as a Facebook tribute but in my usual style, it’s too long for Facebook. So I’m posting it here on my blog. Some thoughts on the death of a friend… 9.16.14 Susan’s death by Lisa Zahn It feels like a watershed moment in our…

It’s My 44th Birthday and I’m Coming Out of the Closet

There’s something significant about the double 4s. It feels like a good thing, an auspicious year coming. The number four represents stability, calmness and home. We have four seasons, four directions, four elements, and at the Hoffman Institute we worked with the four aspects of our being–body, intellect, emotion and…

The Hoffman Process: How It’s Changing My Life

As I’ve written about previously, I recently had the opportunity to attend the Hoffman Process at the Hoffman Institute in St. Helena, California. It was an amazing opportunity and one of the best experiences I’ve ever had, worth every penny it cost me to take this trip of a lifetime….

The Hoffman Process: My Experience

There are a few reasons it’s hard to talk about the Hoffman Process itself. One, because all Process participants and graduates are under a confidentiality agreement saying we won’t discuss the others in our group. Two, because the element of surprise is such an important part of each day of…