Who am I anyway?
...
After 25 years as an
award winning
advertising Execu-
woman I'm on a
campaign to inspire
women to unzip their
inner joy through
my writing, paintings
and transformational
speaking. To find out
more about me
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Do you know a Goddess
of Transformation?

Each month we'll honor
a woman who has
changed her life or
someone else's. 

Contact me to
nominate yourself or
another goddess
(and tell me why).

Getting unstuck from the muck.

When you see a dragonfly soaring in all her iridescent splendor, it’s hard to believe that such an elegant creature spent much of her life crawling around the bottom of a pond.

But it’s true. Dragonflies spend as much as four years in their larvae-like, creepy-crawly “nymph” phase,

And it isn’t pretty. (More [...]

The Gift of Presence.

I used to hustle and bustle  to find just the perfect this or that for everyone on my list.

But after taking an inventory of my favorite gifts through the years, I’ve realized the things I treasured most weren’t things.

They were moments.

Like the moments I spent as a little girl with my [...]

Take it one candle at a time.

You don’t have to be Jewish to love Hannukah.

It’s The Festival of Lights. And a celebration of miracles.

Here’s the story: Over 2,000 years ago, a small band of faithful Jews fought one of the mightiest armies on earth to take back their temple.

Everything had been destroyed except a small [...]

A Vacation From Should.

Remember those endless summer days of just “hanging out” when you were a kid? (When a vacation wasn’t a few days you guiltily grabbed, along with your laptop and cellphone.)

Wouldn’t it be nice to escape the should’s, the have to’s and the ought to’s of adult life for a while?

I used to [...]

What you see really is what you get.

See the Best (cropped)

So, the other day, my 17- year old Rebel-Without-A-Cause-Of-A-Son, had a teenage temper tantrum and slammed the front door so hard, it literally broke.

Instead of breaking down myself, I took Lucky, (my furry, more cooperative son), out for a walk, a prayer and a good cry.

“WHAT DO I DO WITH THIS [...]