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This Little Girl Of Mine

This Little Girl Of Mine

Here I am in Minneapolis Minnesota, in my little hat and matching coat and dear little face. I keep hearing that song inside my head “This little light of mine... I’m going to let it shine...” I had been taught that song by my mom and in Sunday school and it had...

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💜 The Power of Purple

💜 The Power of Purple

Many years ago when I was publicizing my book about writing, Juicy Pens, Thirsty Paper, I whimsically decided to take a 5 foot tall purple crayon along on the book tour across the country.  This meant that on every flight and car ride and hotel stay, I carried this...

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Dream Your Head Off

Dream Your Head Off

I Send You… A dream in which you fully realize that none of us are alone and that we are all seen, heard and loved just for being. Dream your head off! Then get it back;-) Here are some questions for your pondering and responding: 🌀 Who or what inspires you? 🌀 In what...

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Interdependent Day Is Us

Interdependent Day Is Us

When I wrote and created this book in 1997 it was my statement of self liberation. Liberation from conformity, hiding, resisting my purpose, my sexuality,my perceived flaws, faults and all the ways I was wonderfull that I couldn’t really see or accept. My “family of...

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WHY it’s important 🖍

WHY it’s important 🖍

I’ve always chosen to write about my personal life because it’s important to me that others can know they’re not the only ones experiencing challenges, and that they’re not alone. I believe that we can gain significant strength by being compassionately witnessed and...

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Love Is Effervescently New

Love Is Effervescently New

Today is our 3 year anniversary, and this is a photo of David and I teaching together in the graduating class of a membership called Succulent Wild World. It was the last class of a wonderfull 4 year program and membership that I led. For me, it captures our love...

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Happy Other’s Day, in addition to Mother’s Day

Happy Other’s Day, in addition to Mother’s Day

Loving is the whole point of course.  And this is especially for everyone who isn't a mother of physical children. For everyone who wanted to be, but didn't or couldn't. Or wanted to want to, but just didn't. For everyone who never wanted to be, but sometimes wishes...

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60 Is The New Sexy

60 Is The New Sexy

I invite you to join me in celebrating my beloved David’s 60 years on this planet on this day of April 28, 2021. After this date wishes are welcome too! And if you’d like to add any life wisdom you’ve gleaned, please do. Favorite quotes or good books to read...

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There Is A Method In My Gladness + An Invitation ? For You

There Is A Method In My Gladness + An Invitation ? For You

After experiencing a particularly harrowing part of my day the other day feeling anxieties, fears and resistance, I tried to “feel better” before I actually did. This really never works. Feelings always know 🙂  I’ve learned and practice that if I can “be with” the...

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Birthday Month MAGIC – A 2 for 1 Experience

Birthday Month MAGIC – A 2 for 1 Experience

Most of you know that several years ago, I opened my heart to love again to epic love with David. After my former fiancé John departed his life in 2016, I couldn’t imagine how I would ever “do that again.” In fact, I declared that I wouldn’t! I was so scared that I...

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SARK and the Purple Crayon

SARK and the Purple Crayon

 When I read the book Harold and the Purple Crayon as a child, I felt like I could create anything.  Then I was challenged by life, and the living of life, and fell into a long silence with what I dreamed of creating and writing.  Thankfully I reread Harold and the...

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One of the very best love mentors ever

One of the very best love mentors ever

 One of my very best love mentors ever was and is my big black cat Jupiter, who lived and loved with me for 17 years. I called him my “fur husband” and he slept with me every night - and part of each day as I was completely nocturnal at that time in my life. Here we...

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A Valentine LIFE

A Valentine LIFE

The whole concept of Valentine’s Day was not ever meant to be only for couples, or if it was, it’s missing out on a lot. If we’re going to have a celebration of love, let’s make it inclusive of EVERYone. Loving ourselves truly so we can truly love others is the real...

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Here Comes Some Animated Love

Here Comes Some Animated Love

I’ve been loving zoom teaching since 2010, and since last year, I’ve zoomed more than ever. Representing the spirit of SARK is my full time gift and privilege.  You will notice a lot going on in this photo of my screen from a few months ago. My smile, a giant purple...

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What We Must Do

What We Must Do

Be happy. Pure hearted happiness is revolutionary if we practice it in the midst of all of our other feelings and experiences.  Here I am being re-MINDed on one of my daily miracle walks in San Francisco. And when you can’t be happy, (which happens to me periodically...

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More Revealings for the Healings

More Revealings for the Healings

Here we are in America, seeing and experiencing such intense devastation in the aftermath of the riots in Washington last week, and white supremacy dominant all around. It feels truly heartbreaking to witness and experience all the divisive and cruel behaviors and...

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Built to Love

Built to Love

My love partner David arrived to our lunch table wearing this post it on his T-shirt. And of course two tiny rainbows hopped on for emphasis. He had received this message in one of his daily communions with God & spirit, and had written these words in his journal,...

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Happy Thanks~Grieving

Happy Thanks~Grieving

Here we are in America, at Thanks~Giving time, and in the world all-ways giving thanks. I think of it as Thanks~Grieving too. It might seem odd to give thanks for grieving, yet I believe it is generative to be gratefull for the grieving as much as we acknowledge all...

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The Art of Heart Opening

The Art of Heart Opening

About 2 years ago, David moved from his home in Massachusetts to my home in San Francisco- he had lived in California for most of his life before that. We met on my “Inspiration Phone” line (415 546 3742) and grew in love talking on the phone for months before we met....

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The Power Of The Afterlife

The Power Of The Afterlife

This is John, my beloved former fiancé who died in my arms in March 2016. It was one of the most horrifying and gorgeous experiences of my life, and I’ve written a lot about it previously in my Magic Blog, including about many of his amazing activities in the...

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I Miss Sitting Close

I Miss Sitting Close

This photo is from a tiny party I had in July 2018, before David moved in and before the world of ourselves changed. Thank you dear Andrea for standing on the couch to take the photograph. Thank you from left to right: Virginia, Yofe, moi, Val, Eric, Vanda, Monica....

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A Miracle Encounter + Invitation

A Miracle Encounter + Invitation

A few months after my former fiancé John died, I replaced the blinds in our bedroom, and the installer helped me take the old blinds to the recycling bin.  As we did this work together, I said,  “Thank you for helping me do this. My fiancé John would have helped, but...

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I Send You

I Send You

Here we are in these moments of our lives, feeling our way through it all.  Life and love go on, no matter what else is going on.  I’m feeling an immense tenderness for each of us, creating our ways forward, and inward.  We contain multitudes in our stardust selves,...

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SPARKY SARKY back to PLAY

SPARKY SARKY back to PLAY

It’s incredibly fun to “be SARK.” And I always love how my Australian friends change my name to “SARKY.” It makes me SMILEY;-)  I feel like I’m the representative of the SARK spirit, and in that way, we’re all “SARK.” I’m inviting you and your inner SARK out to play...

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What SPARKS You

What SPARKS You

I’m always asking this question, “What will spark me?” and wondering what will get me going on one of my many creative plans or projects. Because: The siren call of lethargy is always strong. The voices that tell me all the reasons why not are loud. The absences of...

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A Rapture of Apricots

A Rapture of Apricots

I reposted this *photograph on Facebook and it gathered SO many delicious comments and magical memories- thank you if you were one of the contributors, and for you reading or seeing now! *I haven’t been able to locate the name of the photographer- if you know, please...

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