I love discovering spirit in all shapes and forms and sharing about it through stories from real life.
During my first year in Japan, back in 1992, a dear friend taught me a Japanese saying. He wrote it on a piece of paper and tacked it to his wall. The saying was short and easy, and I’ve never forgotten it. I remember his handwriting, the paper, and even the color of the wall.…Read More >>
Living with someone who has Alzheimer’s means, I sometimes don’t get a full night of sleep. My father-in-law, or Otosan as I call him, is usually a good sleeper. Most of our problems at night center around who is in the bathroom and who is waiting to get in. Unfortunately, a few nights ago, Otosan had…Read More >>
Last month, Jodi Chapman and Dan Teck launched the final book in their best-selling 365 Book Series. Thanks to their series, I published ten stories, including four in this final book – 365 Soulful Messages: The Right Guidance at the Right Time. Launching the final book marks the end of an important chapter in their…Read More >>
I get out nearly every day and walk along the river near my home in Hachioji. I can count on seeing egrets, crows, caterpillars, butterflies, beetles, spiders and if I am lucky, a few feral cats. I got to pay tribute to one of those cats in Goodness Abounds: 365 True Stories of Loving Kindness, a…Read More >>
Not every animal, insect or plant has a message for me. And, I get that sometimes I might be trying to read meaning out of a chance meeting and it might not mean anything special at all. Even so, I’m quite certain I recently received some interesting messages or lessons from Beetle via Cockroach. I…Read More >>
I didn’t always infuse my business with loving thoughts. I don’t like to admit it, but over the years, most of my thoughts about my business were judgmental and overly critical. I would never treat another person, animal or plant this way. I don’t even treat my home or any of the objects in it…Read More >>
We’ve all experienced sudden insights that radically shift our way of being. Those shiny ah-ha moments when it all makes sense. They become touchstone moments we treasure for years. Though I love those shiny moments, my insights or new ways of thinking and being often take days to percolate to the surface and stay. A…Read More >>
About the Author:
Hi! I'm Marci. When I'm not writing, building websites, or coaching clients, I love walking the streets of Japan and discovering spirit in all shapes and forms. Here on the blog, you'll also get a peek into what it is like to live with and care for my Japanese father-in-law who has Alzheimer’s. Enjoy!