Growing Down?

Growing Down?

For as long as I can remember, growing up has been the litmus test for how we’re doing in life. The upward trajectory of growth infects the psyche of everyone. We have to raise up what we discover and grow up to be an adult. Success is seen as climbing the ladder. To...
Where Are You Going?

Where Are You Going?

When I was ten years old I took my first airplane ride. It was in a single engine plane with my uncle who had recently been certified to fly. Seeing the roads, lakes, farms, forests and houses from this new perspective showed me a world I didn’t know existed. It...
Letting Come – Letting Go

Letting Come – Letting Go

How often do you give attention to the rigidity and flexibility of your thoughts, words, actions and non actions? How alert are you to what you let come into your awareness, what you filter out, what you retain and what you let go of? Over the years I’ve become more...
The Power of Intention

The Power of Intention

I had difficulty getting to the page today. I spent hours walking around this subject and finally concluded that some of the ‘little selves’ of my personality didn’t want to do this work. The soulful part of me however did want to and made an intention to do so. The...
Contemplative Prayer

Contemplative Prayer

“Contemplation is the ultimate answer to the unreal and insane world that our financial systems, our advertising cultures and our chaotic and unexamined emotions encourage us to inhabit. Contemplative prayer is a deeply revolutionary matter.” This statement by  Rowen...