Entries by lizterry


In a blink of an eye

“I learned a long time ago that a blink of an eye in itself is nothing. But the eye that blinks, that is something. A span of life is nothing. But the man who lives that span, he is something. He can fill that tiny span with meaning, so its quality is immeasurable though its […]

Why are we, as humans, so scared of the truth?

According to Caroline Myss, we’ve entered into an age of individuality. Within this age of individuality we’ve lost the ability to acknowledge that we are all sacred BEINGS. As we continue to lack awareness that we are all sacred, we’ve become the most arrogant civilization of all time- she’s talking about the post nuclear timeframe. […]

Stepping into discomfort

“Discomfort brings engagement and change. Discomfort means you’re doing something that others were unlikely to do, because they’re hiding out in the comfortable zone.” ~ Seth Godin Life. It’s uncomfortable. We’re born into a process that we’re rarely ever prepared for. We do our best to make the most out of whatever life has planned […]

What yoga has taught me. You?

“If you’re searching for that one person who will change your life, take a look in the mirror.” ~Unknown “Learning to love yourself is the greatest love of all.” ~Michael Masser It’s a new year. 2017 offered a challenging perspective for many, including myself. Not only has my country endured one of the biggest reality […]

What if?

“I believe that ancient tribal cultures have important lessons to teach the rest of the world about the interconnectedness of all living things and the simple fact that our very existence is dependent upon the natural world we are rapidly destroying.” -Wilma Mankiller, The first woman elected Chief of the Cherokee Nation, 1945–2010 How often […]


“There are days that I know, without a shadow of a doubt, that I am among the most fortunate humans who have ever lived. There are times when my heart is so filled with love I fear it might burst. Being human is hard. And it hurts. And yet, when we share the pain, feel […]

I am the storm

“Fate whispers to the warrior, ‘you cannot withstand the storm’ and the warrior whispers back ‘I am the storm.’” -Unknown When life sweeps me off my feet, how quickly I forget…I am the wind. I am the rain. I am the ocean. I am the sun. I am the earth. I am the moon. I […]

Experiencing Magic

“I do believe in an everyday sort of magic — the inexplicable connectedness we sometimes experience with places, people, works of art and the like; the eerie appropriateness of moments of synchronicity; the whispered voice, the hidden presence, when we think we’re alone.” ~Charles de Lint “It takes a belief in MAGIC to allow our […]

Ode to my teachers

“I want to learn how to hold the paradoxical poles of my identity together, to embrace the profoundly opposite truths that my sense of self is deeply dependent on others dancing with me and that I still have a sense of self when no one wants to dance.” – Parker J Palmer To my beloved […]