Savoring a Break

Perhaps today you can hear the invitation of this "holy now" to take a break, drop into your body, evoke your senses, and feel the aliveness of this moment. It's my delight to be playing with creating poetic experiences for readers and clients.  In today's world,...

For Hope to Blossom

For Hope to Blossom

At the beginning of this pandemic, I went outside, stood on our deck overlooking the mountains, and I asked the Divine, "How can I help?  What do you want me to do?" Later in the day, when I was in the kitchen fixing lunch, I felt/heard it, "Lisa, use your poetry to...

Beside You

Beside You

Beside You I walk beside you. No need to worry. I am here with you, at your side. You do not go alone. When you breathe in, breathe in my peace. Let it flow into every cell in your body, softening what has been bracing for too long now. When you breathe out, breathe...

A Fresh Perspective on the Pandemic

A Fresh Perspective on the Pandemic

When I first heard that the coronavirus affects the lungs, I tuned in. I was concerned for my mom because she is almost 70 and she has only one lung. When she was in her early twenties, she lost her mom, her dad, and her grandma within the span of a short time. Within...

Today is a New Day

Today is a New Day

Today is a New Day Today is a new day. I begin this day with my hand on my heart – breathing in kindness, breathing out kindness. I choose to softly smile. Relaxing my shoulders, I know that God accompanies me wherever I go. I am loved – deeply, tenderly, completely....

With You

With You

With You Maybe the Universe is asking you to trust even more deeply to surrender even more fully to not know and still take a leap into the darkness and find that not only do you have wings but a thousand angels and ancestors are with you. Lisa McCrohan, MA, LCSW-C,...

Self-Love

Self-Love

  Self-Love Maybe you don’t have to do so much, try so hard, expend so much energy trying to keep everything together. Maybe you are carrying too much - much more than is humanly possible. Maybe it’s time to go easy on yourself - to be gentle, to soften the...

I am here with you.  You are not alone.

I am here with you. You are not alone.

Having the courage to pause and care communicates a message that humanity needs to hear. “I am here with you. You are not alone” can be enough to bring calm in a crisis, hope in despair, and light in the darkness.

No Longer Waiting

No Longer Waiting

No Longer Waiting When you are so done with waiting for change just to happen, you finally realize that YOU are the change. Instead of waiting for anyone else to do something differently, instead of playing victim, instead of waiting to be rescued, you decide it’s so...

Hope

Hope

Hope When there seems no other way but through the darkness when the light of hope flickers out when you wonder how you will make it through or if you will ever be happy again Please, take my hand. I will lend you my hope. I will bring you flowers and I will empty the...

Dropping the Armor

Dropping the Armor

Dropping the Armor One day – maybe because it’s time or because the weight has become too crushing – you drop the armor around your heart so you can breathe and love in this world undefended. Lisa McCrohan, MA, LCSW-C, SEP There comes a time in our lives when we just...

Start Now

Start Now

Start Now Start Now. Whatever it is that has been on your heart to try, create, or embrace - just take one soulful action today toward that desire. Life is so short and precious. Let’s live it with a full, imperfect, messy, will-risk-love heart. We really do have the...