Your Brokenness is Beautiful

Posted by Tamika on March 7, 2016

A couple days ago a badly injured bald eagle dropped from the sky outside my cottage while my dogs and I were relaxing in the sun. Immobilized but very much alive, his intense eyes warned us away as he struggled…

When did “Old” Become a Dirty Word?

Posted by Tamika on January 4, 2015

I’m 45 years old today and it feels good. I don’t need to say “45 years young”–because old is not a dirty word. Old or young, middle-aged or ancient, a number can’t define me, break me, or create me. I…

You’re not Going Mad–It’s Global Grief

Posted by Tamika on November 5, 2014

You’re not going mad. There are a thousand things upside down in this world from war, poverty, inequality, a failing ecosystem to personal communication breakdowns. For anyone who is sensitive and feeling the greater grief of the planet, these energies…

The Novice Touch: How to Become an Amateur in 5 Easy Steps

Posted by Tamika on October 14, 2014

I’m writing a book and some days I suck at it. I’m not degrading myself. I’m only introducing you to an old friend who is brilliantly inept and delightfully unskilled at everything. Meet my inner…