Uma Bode

Love The Life We’ve Got

There is so much to be said for cycles. For knowing that there are cycles. For knowing that the pain always subsides, eventually. So, today, none of the darkness has manacled me. Skies are blue with cooling autumn… Read More

Friendship Lessons

Today is another day. Sometimes when I wake up, I am grateful to be alive. Excited for what will come in the hours ahead. Other times (like this morning), I lie in the gray light and wonder why… Read More

How and what I am ~ How and what I wish to be

For some reason I don’t exactly understand, and in no particular order, I feel compelled to write and share these facts about myself. I am a: photographic artist writer visionary healer closet designer botanist tarot reader web-mistress &… Read More

Jake dissolving into light

Jake, My Beloved Dog

Yesterday, August 23, 2018, right around 6 PM EST, one of the most wonderful dogs ever born left this world. Jake came to me in summer 2003, just over 15 years ago, after my dad died of cancer… Read More

Calm After The Storm

As the days and hours continue to pass, things shift and change, as they always do. That’s the greatest gift and the important thing to remember. Nothing stays stagnant. You can’t step into the same river twice. That’s… Read More

No Bullshit Here

Been going through hard times the past few days. Within that journey there’s always nuggets of wisdom peeking out from the darkness.

The Umaverse: Photographic Art and Tarot Readings

For your rooms and walls: Photographic Art For your inner spaces and growth: Tarot Readings After years of daydreaming and night dreaming, talking and musing, dipping in and retreating, it’s official. Today I hang out the “open for… Read More

Stay Focused on the Heart

Resist the urge to get overly angry today. Resist the urge to polarize so much that we are unable to work together and make alliances and see whatever it is that our possibly fascist new administration is plotting…. Read More

the Mystery

Religion. Spirituality. God. We are religious, or we are not religious. We are spiritual, but not religious. We are atheists. We are agnostics. We pray to Jesus, our savior. We pray to God. We pray but not to… Read More

Thinking About God

  Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about God. The Beloved. All that is, and all that animates all that is. The One and The Way. The fragmented fullness of your path unfolding. The Living Map. Trust it.

YES, I Went to Florida!

It was the morning of April 21st and I was sitting in the room in Raleigh that I had rented through Airbnb. My new friend (Liz, from Israel) who I had not yet met in person, had just texted me that… Read More

Nashville (Show #1) Miracles Abound

Okay, followers of Following Bruce – the HOLY JOURNEY has begun! I am not sure how to even begin to convey what has already occurred. Miracles? yup! New friendships? check! Got in the “pit” at my first show?… Read More