February Anticipation

February Anticipation

After another snowfall, I took a walk by the Dolores River a block away from where we’re presently living. Alone in the silence of late afternoon, the sounds of running water came unannounced and stopped me in my tracks. I turned and found my way through the...
Acceptance and Rejection

Acceptance and Rejection

The citizens of the United States of America celebrate the fourth of July every year in commemoration of our fore-bearers Declaration of Independence from the rule of the King of England in seventeen seventy six. It declared the end of a revolutionary war and the...
Mystery and Creativity

Mystery and Creativity

What is mystery? Where does creativity come from? What do these two concepts have in common and how do they creep into our lives when we’re not even aware of them? How can mystery be at the heart of creativity and why do life and surprise begin in darkness? Do you...
Holidays, Essence and Art

Holidays, Essence and Art

As we look over the many years from the mid twentieth century until today there’s an  evolutionary trajectory that’s worthy of our reflection. It has to do with the awareness of expanding consciousness and the inclusion of the myriad of human experiences that are both...
Adjusting Your Sails

Adjusting Your Sails

As I look back over my life, I see that I’ve been a pessimist, an optimist and a leader. Today I see that I’m still all three to one degree or another. My ongoing work is to lead my life in a way that strives to be more of a leader than a pessimist or an optimist....
Awakening Presence

Awakening Presence

Around this time every year the global community gives a nod to the Easter Rabbit and the Living Christ among us. It’s a cosmic rite of new arisings and transformation that celebrates the innate possibilities and potentialities within all humanity. It’s ultimately...