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About Dana da Ponte - Art and spiritual coaching for moms,and moms-to-be, to heal unhealthychildhood mother/daughter relationships with Dana da Ponte - http://danadaponte.com

I’m going on a quest. I don’t know exactly what I’m looking for but I know it’s going to matter a lot - to my identity as a Canadian and a white girl and to my spirituality. I’m looking for the story of how I got here. And not the existential explanation of why God… More

There's a scene in "Eat, Pray, Love" where Elizabeth Gilbert is in her bathroom on her knees asking God for help and to her surprise she hears an answer. It isn't a great big boom or an earth-shattering revelation. It is a simple, firm but quiet instruction to go back to bed. But that simple… More

Mother Daughter Quotes 2

I'm a visual learner and as such, I derive a lot of inspiration from the beautiful memes I see on Facebook and social media. I now create some of my own. Some of them are created around quotes I love. Some of them are my own words. Either way, my hope is they inspire, support… More

A Really Hard Story to Share

I attended a personal-development retreat over the weekend. It was one of hardest things I’ve ever done and there were moments when I was sure I would pack my bags and drive home as fast as I could. Coming face to face with trauma I long hid away has a way of pulling out the… More