The Awakening Blog

Thanks for visiting my Awakening Blog, where I share short lessons on growth, change, and awareness every Wednesday morning.  See below for some of my more recent posts.  You can also join my email list and get these posts in your inbox every time they go live!  I encourage you to join the conversation in the comments section.  If you have a more personal concern and you’d like to reach me directly, email me at rick@fwrickmeyers.com.  Enjoy.

Relax and Enjoy?

Relax and Enjoy?

What does it mean for you to relax and enjoy June, the beginning of summer?

Seeds of Summer

Seeds of Summer

Why can’t we prune the dead withered plants to make room for the new growth that needs and wants to be?

Retribution and Restoration

Retribution and Restoration

Restoration is a means of getting back to the original blessing of what’s been diminished or lost. Retribution is a reward and punishment strategy.

Passion and Purpose

Passion and Purpose

I’ve come to see that the only person I’m destined to become is the one I decide to be.

Moving On…

Moving On…

…the first butterfly sighting on this May day spoke to me of a transcendental moment…

Unlocking the Door

Unlocking the Door

To unlock the door of our heart and soul from the inside demands a complete reorientation of how we see the world.

A Day in May

A Day in May

Love is discovered in nurturance. It’s discovered in the flowers, the trees, the gentle breeze and feelings of caring relations.

Letting Go to Let Come

Letting Go to Let Come

If ‘nothing goes away until it has taught us what we need to know,’ should we not be looking at what we need to know?

Smiling Hearts

Smiling Hearts

Looking at life from the place of a smile is really different from that of a frown.

April Flowers

April Flowers

We humans seem to be a fickle bunch, as we find it difficult to be satisfied with what is.

The Promise of Spring

The Promise of Spring

It seems curious that the nature of life is change and the nature of most human beings is resistant to change.

April’s Aspiration

April’s Aspiration

In all the spiritual traditions I’ve engaged, darkness and light are a sacred unity: Birth, life, death and new life are a Oneness.

March On…

March On…

The path of transformation always involves the path of descent.

March Madness

March Madness

The shift of focus changed fear to love, anxiety to understanding, hopelessness to hopefulness and apathy to revelation.

March Musings

March Musings

I’d become so preoccupied with the outer world that I’d forgotten the inner world that Spring always points to.

March Gratitude

March Gratitude

Living with gratitude transforms the ordinary to the sublime and indifference to affirmation. It’s an attitude with altitude.

February’s Intention

February’s Intention

When we realize that darkness and light are a sacred unity, we become part of the cycle of Life where “there’s everything to hope for and nothing to regret.”

Valentine’s Victory

Valentine’s Victory

Love is Life. It’s the foundation of all spirituality, religion, psychology and even science when boiled down to its essence.