Fireflies- A poem

Fireflies The fireflies punctuate the nighttime sky Tiny snapshots of illumination A moment of magic and then Darkness again Did I imagine this scintillac spark? A Tinkerbell flash and then a return to inky black. Minute glimpses of grace to remind me of Dare I say, Heaven? Ah, now I remember. Annie Block Pearl, July… Continue Reading

The Medicine Buddha and Me

This past Saturday I was exquisitely privileged to receive an initiation and empowerment into the energy of the Medicine Buddha. This gift was bestowed upon me,  in a ceremony with others seeking healing gifts, by the Gehlek Rimpoche, a Tibetan lama in the lineage of The Dalia Lama. The medicine Buddha, the Supreme Healer, is… Continue Reading

A Reflection on Sandy

New York in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy Sandy, such a benign, almost girly name for such a powerful storm. And yet, in downtown Manhattan, where I live, Sandy had a most powerful effect on thousands of lives. Some rallied together in true community to cope with the aftereffects. In my apartment building, neighbors sought… Continue Reading

A Summer Poem by Annie

The dragonflies gently take their morning sips From the still, still pool The children have relinquished their dominion Long enough for the fairy forces  to Complete  their regular repast What grace in this time, this  gift to me, to them, One must be grateful for  these small  singular Moments of divine beauty. 7/8/12 Continue Reading

Gratitude for Pigeons

I watch the flight of a flock of pigeons from my window this morning. As I sip my cappuccino and write in my journal, I know they are my spirit guides. What do these scavengers of the city teach me? Their graceful flight reminds me that it’s not just the goal of getting “there”, but… Continue Reading

Another Synchronicity

Last weekend I facilitated a Constellation workshop in New York City. No matter how many times I do this, I am always moved, touched, and ultimately awed by the divine grace that manifests in these sacred events. This occasion was no exception. A week prior, I had received a phone call from a young man… Continue Reading

2012 Blessings and Prophecies

Dearest friends, Some of you may be familiar with the myriad prophecies that have been forecast for this tumultuous year. Many cultures and their seers and prognosticators have forecast destruction and mayhem leading up to the 2012 winter solstice. Although many of these supposed prophecies have been debunked by modern science, there still remains the… Continue Reading

Two diamonds

Last week I officiated at the wedding of two dear and special people. We had originally met shortly over a year ago as she came to me seeking understanding and guidance concerning her relationship with this man. Together, she and I worked, and, sometimes, they visited together as a couple, to work through their relationship… Continue Reading

A Paradigm Shift

Last weekend I facilitated my regular monthly Constellation workshop. I always begin these workshops with a short talk that sets an intention for our work on that day. I trust that these themes are being constellated in our shared field as each of us prepares for the work ahead. And so, I trust the synchronicities… Continue Reading