What is your life purpose? Now is the time to figure out it out, if you don’t already know. Step forward not knowing everything at the beginning, gathering all resources, encouragement, and support to you. FullBlooming.com may help. What brings you energy, what causes energy to leak away from you? Take the time to notice. Make positive choices, trusting and patient. Be kind. Use inevitable obstacles as chances to learn and grow and heal. Keep moving forward, one small step, then another, and another…. Remember, the world needs the gifts you bring. Let me know how it goes.

New Poems of the Week (look left) are from my latest book, Thrown Again into the Frazzle Machine: Poems of Grace, Hope, and Healing (Midwest Book Award Finalist in the Health category). Reviews are here.

More poems, photographs, and writing can be found on my blog.


Margaret Dubay Mikus, Ph.D.

Lovely radio interview of me by Celeste Quinn on WILL-AM (an NPR station) in 2004. From the Afternoon Magazine Archives. Very interesting callers.



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Prayer of Lovingkindness

Recent Blog Posts

After Orlando

Do you know the Native American story about the grandfather telling about the two wolves we have inside us? This poem is partly from that story and from the Orlando shooting and all the others that continue unrelenting. An effort to work things through. 6/13/16 After Orlando more becoming known We are on permanent vigil […]

I Am Willing: An Aid to Writing for Personal Revelation

Big news! I will just blurt it out. I just released my latest project: a guided journal based on my poem. “I Am Willing” (from my book, As Easy as Breathing)! This has been in the works for years and I will post more of the stories later. For now, a huge thank you to […]