Italian Odyssey 5: Feminine Leadership 5 Day Workshop: Yikes the food!

I used to go on quite a lot of retreats in the past.  About six months ago it occurred to me that I would no longer be able to participate in one of my favourite retreats.    Why? Because the meals are all vegetarian.  My retreat leaders believe that eating meat is not right for spiritual growth.  Wow,  I am excluded simply because I cannot eat  grains and pulses that are a substantial part of the fare provided. And now I am here in this wonderful location in Italy, at this wonderful Feminine … [Read more...]

Do We Want to Truly Heal Just Yet?

My logical mind leaves the room Some people are just not ready to heal yet,  I know, in some moments, I'm still one of these people.  When tempted by foods I shouldn't eat I still occasionally become unconscious (the "me" that has logic and reasoning has left the room!) and I  tell myself I can eat those foods and when I do, I sabotage my healing. In the last 15 or so years I became aware to some extent that I was holding onto some pattern to remain sick,  but I just couldn't, for the life … [Read more...]