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The Things We Carry

Yesterday, searching for a document, I uncovered a box containing items I’ve saved that touch my heart.  I settled in and spent the day savoring this cache of memories one by one.  At the top of the stack sat a photograph of me at age two with my great-grandmother. The back of the photo read,…

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Making Soup

Today Mercury goes retrograde, the super moon is full, the theme for December is Upgrade ( and the holidays are near. Mixing these together is like making soup, I need the right ingredients in the right proportion for my creation to be tasty and healthy! First, breathe. It is my most important ingredient and one that…

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Be like fall, be vibrant and let go!

Nature beautifully transitions each season, moving from blossoming, maturing and brilliance, to letting go and going within. Fall, to me, is most magnificent with leaves of radiant gold, crimson, orange and rust. My office window overlooks the woods in the foothills of Northern California. Seasons transition in time with the music of the universe. This…

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Tickets to Adventure

A year ago, I started Pilates at a new location in a new town with new people. Now, a year later, remembering driving directions, adapting to a new teacher and integrating the class into my day has become routine. Gone is the initial thought required for the drive, the program, and the process. Routine feels safe…

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We are our security.

With the recent mega fires in the West and major disasters elsewhere in the world, I wondered, what is it that gives me a sense of security? In my youth, parents and home represented security. In my early twenties, a job and friends were added to that list. The loss of my grandparents, my foundation and…

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An Unexpected Gift

My friend, Taylor, is dying of cancer and her last few days of life are at hand. She wrote to me while I was in Italy to ask for a reading, three days into my trip. There were two more weeks before my return home; could she wait until I returned to connect? Her answer,…

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What Now…for me?

Tuesday, I leave for Italy and a writer’s retreat in the hills above Florence. My plan came together spontaneously two months ago and expanded into a new way of thinking and taking action. Earlier this year, with the help of my co-presenter, Christine Harris, I facilitated a retreat in County Cork, Ireland. The magical and…

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Celebrating Change

This Saturday's full moon moves us into great change and an opportunity to let go of our old stories and upgrade our personal operating system. "Nature is ever at work building and pulling down, creating and destroying, keeping everything whirling and flowing, allowing no rest but in rhythmical motion, chasing everything in endless song out…

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What doors do you choose?

How many doors present themselves to us that we never notice or choose not to enter? Our explanations range from "I don't have time, I'm not worthy, I'm afraid... the inner dialogue of reasons is endless. Consider the doors a gift from the Universe offering adventure, growth, opportunity or connection and say "yes" to life.…

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Kate Anders is a medium and a channel. She offers private sessions and workshops to empower and guide clients to their highest potential. She also paints and writes poetry. She is a retired educator who was selected by U.S.A. Today in 2000 as one of the country’s outstanding teachers. Kate lives in the Sierra Foothills with her husband who is a composer and sound engineer.


Portrait photography and photo of oak tree on the homepage by Christine Harris.

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