Spirit

Coming out with Spider

Finding Yoyu with Spirit – How I discovered Spider was an Animal Spirit Guide and why I finally heeded her call. Several summers ago, I had a powerful experience with a very large spider who chose my window to build her web. The web was gorgeous, and I loved watching her rebuild it every night.…

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Lessons from Beetle via Cockroach

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…

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Free to be me. We are free now. We are free to be. I am free to be | Come out with your woo with Marci at marcikobayashi.com

Free to be me

I am fortunate to have been born and raised in the U.S., a country where I am free to be me. These days, I call Japan my home. In either country, I can speak and move about freely. I can choose what I believe. I can choose what I do. Of course, I can choose…

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Spend Time Every Day Tending Your Web – An Excerpt from 365 Life Shifts

In 2014, I spent part of the summer living with my in-laws in the mountains of Hiroshima. I already shared about the frogs and the wild boar. Today, I have a story about a special spider. This story heads up the chapter on Animals & Nature in 365 Life Shifts: Pivotal Moments That Changed Everything, a book…

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Today I choose to make my website and my services a reflection of all of me and all that I believe. | Come out with your woo with Marci at marcikobayashi.com

My website is a reflection of me

Today I choose to make my website and my services a reflection of all of me and all that I believe. For years, I felt like there had to be two of me. I chalked it up to being a Gemini, and more recently an introvert (an INFJ to be exact). There was the public…

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Knock, knock, knock. Are you living your dreams? | Come out with your woo with Marci at marcikobayashi.com

Knock, knock, knock! Are you living your dreams?

One Tuesday morning in August a woodpecker visited me at 4:30 AM and woke me up from a dream. It was pecking away at something with a pock, pock, pock sound that went on for several minutes. My bed is positioned right next to a sliding glass door and a small balcony facing west towards…

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