Anacaria Myrrha

Creating Sacred Space

By Anacaria Myrrha | August 31, 2020

“A space that meets the everyday needs of its inhabitants, gives expression to their inner life and encourages them to live the life they want is a glorious thing.” John Wheatman, Meditations on Design: Reinventing Your Home with Style and Simplicity Any space in which we live – work, play, eat, pray, make love, sleep…

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Who Sets the Standards

By Anacaria Myrrha | August 31, 2020

Some people have what seems to be an obsessive need for beauty and order. Even low-level chaos creates so much static and over-stimulation for them that it makes them feel a bit crazy. And it may be that when things are even a little out of order, they can’t find their keys or remember to…

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Attachment vs. Detachment: Not an Either Or

By Anacaria Myrrha | April 28, 2020

A number of years ago, I was consulting with a wonderful gentleman, (Dr. B.) at Kaiser for some mental and spiritual support. He was the personification of the ideal wise and delighted and delightful uncle archetype one would desire. During one of our discussions, I told him I was wrestling with the concepts of Attachment…

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The Four Draft Formula

By Anacaria Myrrha | October 18, 2013

Some years ago, in a writers’ workshop, I received one of those little gems that subtly but profoundly changes your life. The class instructor quoted British writer Margery Allingham, author of, among others, the Albert Campion mysteries. When asked by an interviewer how she wrote, she replied (as was quoted to me):  “I write the…

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