Reflections

"Reflections" are the heart's work of our friend Teri Nolan. Through her words she nurtures our souls, enlivens our spirits, and helps us move through our journeys just a bit more in touch with our own true selves.


March

March what? March where? Answer: march myself back to my center. Perhaps you’re feeling the same? Scattered and full of chattering, monkey mind? Overwhelmed by long to-do lists? You know, the kind where you cross off one thing and “ta-da!” three more pop up to take its place. We all come up against the wall […]

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The art of patience

I’m thinking crocuses. February may still belong to winter, but we do get those first few hints of spring to tempt and tease us. Every now and then the air will smell like it wants to be spring. Like spring may be hiding just around the corner, peaking out at us with a mischievous smile […]

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2008: Time to Play

Happy New Year! Here we are once again, at the turning of a new year, saying goodbye to the joys and sorrows of 2007 as we reexamine what we may create in this new, clean slate of a year. It really does feel that way to me this year – that we have a wide-open […]

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Winter Solstice Theme: Exploring the Creative

Where, oh where, has our creativity gone? Anyone missing the sunlight? Yes, here we are in the midst of the darkest time of the year. The month of the Winter Solstice (this year on the 22nd), December holds very few hours of daylight for our enjoyment. Add into that equation the busy preparation for the […]

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Those Good Old Dark Months

I was going to write about creativity for the month of November, but another, stronger impulse came to me and is still appropriate for this darkening time of year. It’s all about how to work with our struggles and challenges in positive ways. As much as we all want to be beacons of love and […]

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Entering the Busy Season

Welcome to October! I had to say that because I absolutely love this Time of Year. Crispy leaves and cool nights – not to mention colors! Goodbye heat and humidity! Lovely to be outside, lovely to turn off the A/C and lovely to rake all those leaves! Well, truthfully I just let mine stay on […]

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A Theme for the Autumnal Equinox: Balancing the Spiritual and Mundane

As with most extraordinary and wonderful things in my life, the idea for writing monthly essays for On the Wings of Dreams came about in a very ordinary and casual way. During a morning coffee chat on the phone, I mentioned to Laura that I would like to begin writing nonfiction articles again. Her response […]

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