Translation: Creativity Is

Where there is silence, one finds the anchor of the Universe – Tao Te Ching The third installation of this peaceful spirit warrior trilogy involves translating it, applying it to life today.  How can what was revealed in that dark, silent night of spiritual awakening be translated to the light of today? It is myContinue reading “Translation: Creativity Is”

My Version of Ground Hog Day?

I was asked today…If you had one day to live for the rest of your life, what would it look like?  It became an interesting exercise… Creativity. Connection. Community. These are my prime motivators. I have no problem attending to the details of life, but I am primarily a big picture person. I apply theseContinue reading “My Version of Ground Hog Day?”

Many Doors, One Sanctuary: 10 Doors to Active Wellbeing: Doorway # 1

A few years ago, I had a dream that I was standing in a hallway.  To the left and to the right there were a number of doors, and at the end of the hallway, one single door. As I began to walk down the hall, I tried each door.  Some seemed to be locked. Continue reading “Many Doors, One Sanctuary: 10 Doors to Active Wellbeing: Doorway # 1”

It’s A Beautiful Day

You are here now. Enjoy what you have. Prepare for the future.  How often have we heard someone say that? Sometimes this seems like it can’t be done, right? Or we worry that it can’t be done right. It’s all so damn confusing. The interesting thing about the future is that it is formed from today. I haveContinue reading “It’s A Beautiful Day”

A Love Story

I often think about the people and critters in my life that have died, but not from the perspective of what I’ve lost. I keep their memory in my heart so I can appreciate what I’ve gained by having them in my life. Life and death are eternally linked. You cannot have one without theContinue reading “A Love Story”

The Gifts of A Writer

We read to confirm.  We read to learn.  We read to gain entry into sacred space. Sometimes we are truly blessed by the writer who blends these into a breathtaking kaleidoscope of support, discovery, and inspiration. When we find ourselves searching for confirmation of something we believe in our hearts is true, we find ourContinue reading “The Gifts of A Writer”

Your Secret Garden – Chats With My Constant Traveller

When your real, effortless, joyful grateful nature is realized, it will not be inconsistent with the ordinary activities of life. RAMANA MAHARSHI The above quote correlates with what I define as 1st Nature. It is who you are before you think about it and decide against it. It is your personal genius.  It is theContinue reading “Your Secret Garden – Chats With My Constant Traveller”