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Over the last several years, I have been exploring prayer and what it means to pray.  My Mother has been a most excellent teacher. Recently, I asked her to show me how she prays each morning and it was so inspiring that we invited anybody who was interested to my house to talk about prayer. My Mom… Read More

(Our maximalist dining room wall with LLAMA:)) Hello dear creators of magic and wonder! This is just a brief note to share a film that I think is SOOOOO good!  It's called Miniamlism. and the trailer is here.   The film brilliantly covers a very complex topic-  finding meaning in our life and STUFF-  and how… Read More

As you know I am all about the BEASTIES (this is the last holiday my Walrus book will be in print-  a whole new version is coming in 2018- so if you like the original- gift it now!) and how much amazingness can be learned by paying attention to the wild animals that cross our… Read More

For those of you curious to hear about a shorter pilgrimage- Kim's was just two nights-- but don't let the brevity of her trip make you think it was small.  What she discovered on Mount Trudy was nothing short of AWESOME.  Her intention was simple:  "I just want to complete it!".  As she climbed up… Read More

Over the past few years, I’ve spent a preposterous amount of time studying wild animal behavior as it relates metaphorically and literally to human behavior. As an animal totemologist who goes about her job vigorously, I’ve spent many marvelous hours in the pursuit of Beastie info – bumping around on the South African Bushveld in… Read More

About Me


I am not a pie in the sky person. I’m a realist with 4 real kids, a real husband, 2 real dogs and a "real life" – it’s just that my reality has shifted. I am a Board-Certified physician who left my pathology practice in order to live out my destiny as... LEARN MORE