A Nation Divided

My B.A. degree is in political science and economics, with a double minor in history and international studies, which I chose because I have a deep abiding commitment to nonviolence in the world and thought I would work in government, particularly diplomacy. Instead I became a facilitator of nonviolent communication, working for the Rocky Mountain Read More …

How to Be a Warrior Goddess

Lesson #3: Self-importance is our greatest enemy. Don Juan taught Carlos Castaneda in The Fire From Within that self-importance is our greatest enemy.  What weakens a warrior goddess is feeling offended by the deeds and misdeeds of our fellow men.  Self-importance requires that one spend most of one’s life being offended by something or someone. Read More …

Retreat Centers

Retreat Centers Aldersgate Retreat and Buerge Chapel, 925 Haverford Ave, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272, aldersgateretreat.org, (310) 454-6699.  This retreat center is 4 minutes from the Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine. Serra Retreat, 3401 Serra Rd, Malibu, CA 90265, serraretreat.com, (310) 456-6631, Open now:  9AM–4:30PM This retreat center is 24 minutes from the campground. Shalom Institute Camp & Conference, 34342 Mulholland Read More …

Workshop Venues

Visit all of these Metaphysical Bookstores as a tarot-astrology reader.  These could also provide potential venues for my NVC Abundance Workshops, especially Thunderbolt Spiritual Books. Aura Shop LLC, 2914 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405, aurashop.com, (310) 584-9998, Open now:  11AM–6PM Mystic Journey Bookstore, 1624 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291, mysticjourneybookstore.com, (310) 399-7070, Open now:  10AM–9PM Co-working Read More …