Re-Envisioning Love

Re-Envisioning Love

When I founded this site and the concept of Mamacitta I was in the early days of parenting. It was a time that a new and enormous love swallowed me and I was intoxicated by our life as three, and my new found purpose as a mother. I felt like I had uncovered the long sought after essence of life and it was all wrapped up in love. I thought this kind of love would last and it would sustain everything that I did as I moved forward as a parent...

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Unconditional Love

Unconditional Love

I am currently in the midst of week five of the Presence Process, which is focused on bringing awareness to my inner child and the values of innocence ("inner sense"), joy, and creativity.  I sit twice a day, in the dark next to Rowen after he has fallen asleep for his nap and bedtime.  It is both the perfect time and the worst time to meditate...

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Finding the Flow

Finding the Flow

I have found that maintaining a sense of emotional equilibrium and inner harmony has become more complicated since becoming a mama.  Never before has my internal state been so thoroughly influenced by the whims of another being.  Staying sane and in the joy can feel like an incredible juggling act on any given day.  It's a continual process of taking what's arising and then trying to lean back toward my center, no matter the circumstances...

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