Enlighten Up…

Enlighten Up…

When we were young children we had a playful attitude toward life. Do you remember? Then through the social conditioning of the ‘adults,’ we started suppressing this gift. We became concerned about fitting in and began muting our enthusiasm for what was creative and...
Cascading Persistence and Resilience

Cascading Persistence and Resilience

I remember the first time I saw a large waterfall. I was nine years old on a trip with my parents to Niagara Falls. The flow of the river, the cascading water, the mist, the roar, the whole environment was filled with the presence of nature’s power. The river...
Listen and Awaken?

Listen and Awaken?

She looked out over the lake feeling a heaviness in her heart. She was thinking about her life situation with all it’s losses and emotional suffering. She was feeling sad, succumbing to a self pity space of negative internal considering. The surface of the lake was...
The Revelation of Reverence

The Revelation of Reverence

If you’ve been paying attention to the global scene over the past fifty years you’ve noticed that there have been a lot of significant changes in the world. Some have led to advances while others have let to regressions. The question is: How responsible and aware have...
Growing Beyond Appearances

Growing Beyond Appearances

We live in a world of rhythms and cycles. In the cycle of winter we wonder if spring will ever come. It always does. In the rhythm of gain and loss we lament the loss only to find out that gain follows when we’re open to it. Everything is impermanent, it comes and...