Advice

Crocuses and cycles: Your numerology cycles for April 1–15

First the howling blizzard woke us, Then the rain came down to soak us, And now before the eye can focus— Crocus. —Lilja Rogers The “howling blizzard” part of that little piece may not totally apply...

Finding spiritual meaning through mortality

It’s Sunday afternoon. Even the cherry blossoms and daffodils won’t stop the rain in Vancouver. Deep in thought, I head through the drizzle towards Horseshoe Bay on the express bus, oblivious to...

New beginnings: Your numerology cycles for March 16–31

Eggs, fertility and new wardrobes are all symbols of new beginnings, and that’s what this part of the month is about. We move into spring and feel blessed that, in spite of the rain, our winter is...

The dangers of "keeping it vague"

There are two reasons why people choose to keep their relationships "vague". In the first instance, that decision is made to benefit the self. Keeping things vague is a way to keep as many doors...

Commitment is contentment

Commitment is a word with so many different dimensions. I think people spend too much time asking to have it, and not enough time thinking about what it actually entails. I was speaking to a...

March is full of contradictions: Your numerology cycles for March 1–15

March in Vancouver is a strange month, full of contradictions. The crocuses are blooming and magnolia trees are threatening to burst forth, but down coats or vests are still useful. This is a...

Handling disappointment

My father had a number of wonderful sayings.  One of my all-time favorites was this one: “Some days you eat the bear, some days the bear eats you.”  With apologies to vegans and all...

February love and life advice: your numerology cycles for February 14–28

Because February is such a short month, I am telling you about the second half of your cycle month on February 14. The other reason for starting on February 14 is that I would like to share this...

When Mr. Right is Mr. Wrong

I’ve had an interesting start to 2011. In the last month, I’ve had three male friends tell me that they are not ready to settle down until they are in their late 30's. They have all the qualities to...