My Summer Book Reading List

Anyone who knows me or follows my blog knows that I love the writings of Carlos Castaneda.  If you want to read Castaneda’s books, I recommend skipping the first one (The Teachings of Don Juan) and going straight to A Separate Reality, Journey to Ixtlan, or The Power of Silence. It takes years to really Read More …

Warrior Goddesses

The Warrior Goddesses stand up for their beliefs; they are the ultimate personification of the strong woman or warrior archetype.   I wanted to explore this aspect of the Goddess as I was born in Norfolk, an area of Britain with a long history of warrior woman. Where Boudicca the Queen of the Iceni tribe, battled 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 …

Edge of Tomorrow

Edge of Tomorrow came out in 2014, an American science fiction action film starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt, based on a screenplay adapted from the 2004 Japanese light novel All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka. The film takes place in a future where Earth is invaded by an alien race. Cruise plays Read More …

The Gift of Nostalgia

On Tuesday, March 22, 2016, my mom and I returned to her home in Grand Junction from our two-week trip to California. I continued to read Deliberate Receiving by Melody Fletcher and suggested that we each write a letter to ourselves that we would read in six months. It was a form of visualization. For Read More …

Malibu or Bust!

Well, our West Coast Junket is on its way to Leo Carrillo State Park in Malibu, California.  We’ll also spend time in Santa Monica, which is 40 minutes from the campsite. It’s got a nice beach and Ocean Front Walk.  I’ve posted links to it on my website, but it’s still a city, so we 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 …