Perfectionism: The Ultimate Frenemy!

Perfectionism: The Ultimate Frenemy!

While I was still a middle school teacher in 2009, I burned out spectacularly. According to stressdoc.com – the website that enlightened me during those dark days – here are the 4 stages of burnout: Physical, Mental and Emotional Exhaustion. Check!  ...
Yay, I’m a brand! … Now what?!

Yay, I’m a brand! … Now what?!

When I began Mother Mary’s Journeys in 2013, I envisioned that I would coordinate and lead spiritual journeys to the places of Mother Mary.  Nowhere in that original business plan was there anything about energy healing, workshops and classes, mixed-media collage art,...

Enter the Whirlwind

Exactly a year ago this week, I took a swan dive into the unknown, leaving my job, familiar structure and security for a divinely guided life. God had already presented the possibilities of this new life; they were reinforced while on pilgrimage last summer. I just...
Joy for the Journey

Joy for the Journey

Mother Mary’s Journeys didn’t happen overnight. Spiritual journeys take (a life)time, and mine like many, began in a time of upheaval. Several years ago, I left a teaching career for … joy and nothing less. That was the criteria of my next career. Joy. I had no...
From Mary with love

From Mary with love

When did it all begin, my friendship with Mary? Since my beginning, I’m sure. She’s always been with me, I’ve heard. There was the beautiful Mary statue and rosary given to me for my First Communion, or my Mary performance in a grade-school Christmas play. “She’s all...