In Remembrance…

In Remembrance…

The English word ‘remembrance’ is translated from the Greek anamnesis. We think of this as remembering an event or series of events: to go back into our individual or collective memories to recall them. The Greek ‘anamnesis’ means more than this. It’s about making...
Patience As Process

Patience As Process

I sit daily with my own impatience working to transform it into patience. I sometimes wonder why it seems so important for me to be patient. What is patience directing me to and toward? Is it asking me to focus attention on something within that I’m hiding from? ...
Prayer is Not…

Prayer is Not…

All the great spiritual teachers remind us that prayer of the deepest kind is a form of appreciation for what has already been received rather than a request or plea for something not yet experienced. It involves an inner understanding of one’s connection with the...
Imagine-Nation?

Imagine-Nation?

When I first heard John Lennon’s song Imagine I had a difficult time imagining no heaven, no hell, no countries, no religion, no possessions, no need for greed or hunger and nothing to kill or die for. Today, I have no difficulty at all imagining these realities. I’ve...
It’s Never Too Late

It’s Never Too Late

I keep meeting people who have stopped growing and expanding through unconscious conditioned beliefs. What is a belief but a thought you’ve been thinking so long that you believe it. A belief is only a thought that you keep thinking. It’s the beliefs you hold that...