Empathy

Spiritual Support and Mentors

Spiritual Support and Mentors Our need for others along our path to hold us when our light diminishes Holding ourselves open and alive feels really great and our radiance glows easily….until we hit an old belief or issue within ourselves. And suddenly our inner beauty first dims to our awareness, and soon to others as…

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Receiving Each Moment

Receiving Each Moment True mindfulness in the acceptance of each moment as it is The quiet time of year has arrived in my life, both for the tourist area that I live in as well as in my choice of activities.  With it has come some discomfort as I both welcome my cocooning to write…

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The Joy Within Us

The Joy Within Us Opening to a conversation with our own sacred self The first of two sessions on Meditative Journaling has taken place….our group was engaged and interested to see what this was all about.  Each of us shared a bit initially, and then we began the process of using meditation and pens to…

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Sharing Our Journey of Loss When a Parent Passes

Sharing Our Journey of Loss When a Parent Passes Walking through the many medical glitsches when our parents are terminally ill I shared my Saturday morning with a group of readers, writers, and booklovers. I was invited to speak at Jefferson Street Books in my community of Sturgeon Bay WI. I presented my book, Sally: A…

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Acceptance

Acceptance The key to dissolving stress I was invited to speak at the Senior Breakfast in Southern Door County yesterday. It proved to be a delightful experience, especially so since the speaker that presented first introduced the audience to the beauty of simple exercise.  The entire group was energized, excited, and glowing. It truly was…

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Make 2016 Your Year To Develop A Meaningful Life

Make 2016 Your Year To Develop A Meaningful Life Adopting a new view of the world, from ‘your inside out’ Today dawns my first steps into 2016. I feel excited somehow, deeply moved by this particular dawn. Perhaps it is because of the promise I hold in my heart; one that was at first whispered…

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Holiday Wishes

Holiday Wishes The many blessings of our season Well, its finally our Christmas week beginning here in Door County WI.  I had to use a picture from last winter since we have unusually warm weather this year, a December that has not yet provided us with the usual blanket of white to curl beneath. My…

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Tips For Those Grieving During the Holidays

Tips for Those Grieving During the Holidays The holidays can feel surreal when you are grieving As a very young mother, my first experience of deep, dark, and difficult grief came just three weeks before Christmas, when I had a stillbirth of a beautiful girl. I remember well, all these years later, what the holiday…

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Being Present throughout the Holidays

Being Present throughout the Holidays Stay connected to your true self as you embrace the holiday season The holiday rush has begun in my life, and already I’m feeling the change in the energy of my world. I chose the image today of a sculpture by Joseph Mendla. It is part of his series that…

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Embrace the New Year with Meditative Journaling

Embrace the New Year with Meditative Journaling Share silence with others as you open a conversation with the sacred within Join this 2 Part Workshop surrounded by Door County’s natural beauty                                 Sturgeon Bay’s Centerpointe Marina          Saturday, January…

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Marggie Hatala

Marggie Hatala