Sacred Ceremony for Vernal Equinox

Saturday, March 20, 2021 5:37AM EDT To prepare for writing this Vernal Equinox newsletter, I walked through the Garden of Love. The snowdrops are blooming, and the tulips are two inches above ground. Mother Earth’s annual awakening always buoys our hearts and renews our spirits, reminding us that the winter of our lives is the precursor to our spiritual emergence. …

Celebrating Indigenous Female Activists and Leaders

This above artwork is based on photographs from online public domains. La Vie de la Rose does not claim ownership of these photographs and no copyright infringement is intended. La Vie de la Rose is not claiming that women featured in this newsletter in anyway endorse or support our flower essences.  Just as the saying goes: “Here’s to strong women. May we know them. …

Healing Unearned Suffering

Colfax Avenue and Race St., Denver, Colorado When I heard the term unearned suffering, coined by the great Dr. Martin Luther King, it had evocative meaning for me. I have experienced a great deal of suffering in my life. As a spiritual counselor and metaphysician, I have made self-responsibility a practice. I am in a rare position of being conscious …