Leaping Practice

Enjoying Your Day – A ‘How-To’ Guide

Posted by on August 14, 2013 at 2:46 pm

“Enjoy your day!” Thanks, but how do I do that?  I know how to enjoy the fun days – that is easy because I like what I am doing.  But, how do I enjoy (i.e. experience Joy) everyday, every hour? It might be helpful to begin with a dictionary definition of ‘enjoy’:  According to the […]






‘Bliss’ Has a Surprise for You!

Posted by on July 17, 2013 at 1:04 pm

It’s time for breathing in the beauty of the season. So naturally, on one of these ‘looking-at-the-clouds-passing-by kind of days I would be pondering ……..Bliss. My imagination kicked in: What if Bliss were a living ‘thing’ – a living, breathing energy??? If so, then what does it look like? How can it be described? What […]






Life’s Magnificent Quilt

Posted by on June 19, 2013 at 11:14 am

WE share life with each other.  Life!  with all its brilliance, surprise, delight, growth and challenge.  WE learn and grow with each other and are supported with Love’s never ending flow. A special friend from college, Lori Crow is experiencing a new journey and has graciously agreed to share her story with all of us. […]






Permission Granted!

Posted by on May 20, 2013 at 4:40 pm

Do you ever feel this way: ‘Inadequate, unloveable, unsettled because I am not where I want to be in life or any other I’m-not-enough thought?  These ‘upstream’ thoughts feel especially disturbing for those of us who continually have the I-must-be-better button always turned in the ‘on’ position.  We never seem to catch up.  It’s an […]






Your Mother’s Love Note in Your Lunch Box

Posted by on April 22, 2013 at 1:17 pm

Have you ever received a lunch box ‘Love note’ from your Mother? I received one this morning from our Mother – Mother Earth. (She asked me to pass it on to you)….. My Dears, I honor you and Love you from the depths of all that I am. I thought it time for you to […]






I’m So Glad It Was You – 30 Years of Thanks

Posted by on April 9, 2013 at 8:23 am

Today, I am expressing my deepest thanks  to my love, my best friend, my partner and absolutely my truest fellow adventurer at “The Edge“, Paul Kappes for 30 years of marriage! Thirty Years!  Wow, how fast the years have flown! Paul, together we have dreamed our dreams,  grown in their pursuit and reveled in their […]






Love Through The Looking Glass

Posted by on March 18, 2013 at 10:19 am

Love through the Looking Glass I drummed up enough courage to look at myself in the mirror.  I looked and saw…her.  This person so familiar, yet oftentimes, so distant.  I yearned to reach out.  Then, ever so timidly, I said, “I could easily fall in Love with you.” She said, “Thank you;  and will you […]