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“The more time I spend with horses, the more I realize what I don’t know. To know horses is to know a well that deepens and deepens.”

Permission to Slow Down

Permission to Slow Down

The other day I followed up with a client to see how they were doing after our session, and their words to me were like a message my mind and body desperately needed to hear: "It has been a long year." I had been rushing from the barn to get ready for my shift at the...

The Wind at My Back

The Wind at My Back

As the seasons turn and we find ourselves outdoors in different ways I notice new delights - as though with each transition we are in a new world. New smells, new sights, fresh sounds. I have lived in Madison for almost twenty years and often joke that with each...

I Can Smell the Snow

I Can Smell the Snow

I can smell the snow The blank white powder that covers the ground.   At first It smells of nothing.   Then a hint of spring. Frozend bits of rain. The dry dirt of summer.   I can smell the snow as it billows out. Clean, clear. Stubborn.

The Owl + The Dust Devil

The Owl + The Dust Devil

Years ago, my dear friend Charlotte brought over a bottle of wine. The label read, "The Owl and the Dust Devil." For some reason I've kept this empty bottle for years on a shelf in my bar at home, wondering about the label and appreciating the memory of a night filled...

Lessons from the Round Pen: The Art of Drive + Draw

Lessons from the Round Pen: The Art of Drive + Draw

Lately I've been taking clients into the round pen with Magic, and it's been fascinating to watch what happens. How he behaves, how we behave, the connection between the two. Sometimes I find myself almost overwhelmed by the amount of information I can share with...

Lessons of the Hungry Ghost: A Buddhist Teaching

Lessons of the Hungry Ghost: A Buddhist Teaching

The Hungry Ghost begins to lose its power when met with compassion. – Tara Brach I have seen the Hungry Ghost. It has knocked on my door, disheveled and distant, speaking in unintelligible tongues. I have felt the Hungry Ghost lurking in my heart, crouching there...

The Dance of Grief + Gratitude

The Dance of Grief + Gratitude

We are all experiencing so many different emotions from moment to moment as we continue on this marathon amid the pandemic. For me days are filled with deep gratitude for what is going right and for every comfort that is still in my life. Other days feel more bereft...

From Past to Present: Stepping into Your Future Self

From Past to Present: Stepping into Your Future Self

Have you ever arrived at a time or point in your life where you were acutely aware of growth out of hardship, accomplishments that came from walking relentlessly up hill, that specific feeling that you were just about to be okay? For me the feeling is that of being in...

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