The Path of Least Resistance

Four pairs of brightly colored flip flops on sand with words "How can this be easy?'

One More Time – How Can This Be Easy?

By Deborah Penner / May 28, 2017

Continuing in the how can this be easy vein, I had a delightful experience of ease this week with  one of my clients.  She has genuinely been too busy to focus on completing her website and while the stop-start timing has felt disjointed for me and it is not something I care to repeat, (I…

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woman dancing through the air

How Could I Create Ease Here?

By Deborah Penner / May 21, 2017

This weekend, I get to participate in a sacred Sufi movement workshop. I almost talked myself out of it. I told myself that I didn’t really want to go, didn’t really want to be around all of those people, that I am in an inward, introverted space right now . What if my body cannot…

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Ancient knarled tree on coastline

Fierce Love in New Forms

By Deborah Penner / April 16, 2017

A letter to Noelle Marie Amendola  (originally intended for her eyes only) in response the this week’s Coffee Time.   Oh my word, Noelle! So much in this week’s Coffee Time resonated with me … Particularly the one little bud of the Love you have for Vince that (of course) survived the blaze of clearing…

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Wet Beach Sand - Life is Good.

Live Your Life Already!

By Deborah Penner / April 2, 2017

This talk about enlightenment and ascension, giving the sense of hierarchy. It doesn’t resonate with me! Perhaps it’s the semantics of it that doesn’t resonate. That’s probably it. What does resonate with me is this. I live in a body. I am Source energy living in a physically expressed body Created by me for my…

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Reinventing "Old School"

Reinventing "Old School"

By Deborah Penner / January 22, 2017

  Someone told me recently that I am old school. Me. Old school. Mind blown. It is not a term I’ve ever applied to myself. It was followed by  “That’s what’s cool about you …” What? It felt like a blow off … and in that moment, it probably was. My friend was not interested…

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Zen Garden

Leaning In To those Intuitive Urges

By Deborah Penner / December 4, 2016

Late Thursday morning, I felt squashed in a vice of worry … worry bordering on panic that I might not be able to figure out the coding to make the website I am finishing up look amazing on tiny technology without having to make time consuming changes. Worry that if I didn’t stop worrying I’d…

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Give in to the Pleasure of Acceptance

By Deborah Penner / August 6, 2016

You know how they say that you can never go back? They’re wrong! You can. You can bring all that old stuff up front and center again and again as often as you want. It feels just as if it were going on now. There is a purpose in it at first, and then question…

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Right or Wrong Doesn't Matter

By Deborah Penner / July 24, 2016

So here’s what I’m noticing. I wake up in the morning and it feels good to get out of bed. It is easy to hold myself in a feel good place.   This morning I woke up knowing that the only thing that’s important is to be Love Itself in the midst of absolutely everything.…

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Movement as Medicine

When Dance is More than Dance

By Deborah Penner / June 26, 2016

Last Saturday I danced with the evolving Corvallis Ecstatic Dance tribe.  It was smooth, it felt fluid, and it was  beautiful in it’s messiness. The venue was reminiscent of the space I danced in every Saturday in LA and I was in heaven. For the first hour my body led the dance. I felt connected…

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Dancing Between Love and Fear

Dancing Between Love and Fear

By Deborah Penner / June 12, 2016

I am going to keep talking about this because it feels really good to do that. I did not recognize how deeply ensconced in fear I have been until deciding that feeling really really (really)  good is more important than anything else.  As I have done that, and allowed the feelings of stability, love, clarity,…

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