The Alchemist

Once long ago, a tarot card reader told me I was an Alchemist in a past life. “You were very powerful and quite cruel,” she said as she turned another card over and looked at the spread with folded hands. “What is an Alchemist?” I asked, which is a bit weird because I was less hung…

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Desire and the Empath

My meditation class meets every Sunday. It is a really beautiful mix of women. We are so different, but when they speak about their supposed failings and short comings, I see myself in their stories and their words. One woman suffered a miscarriage last year and is now newly pregnant, but she can’t help but…

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Love, Desire, Anger, Hate- Emotions and the Empath

After addressing love, I thought I would create the juxtaposition with hatred.  First, I’ll address desire. The partner to love is often desire.  Desire is a bubbly, surface emotion that has a very short shelf life.  It is a quick hard-hitting emotion that often hits me in the stomach when I feel it on someone…

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