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”

Phoenix Rising

Phoenix Rising is the second installment in the story of this peaceful warrior.  It is what happens when a person offers themselves, in full-body immersion, to whatever comes.  It is the embrace of reality.  It is the dissolution of illusions…of fantasy…the epilogue to the story of who was cast into the depths with such abandon…Continue reading “Phoenix Rising”

My Remains

It’s interesting…what happens when you are struggling with thoughts about life, belief, purpose, and the death of all that you know for sure.  In the wake of deep suffering…what remains? What truly survives the death of what we believe we are?  Are we courageous enough to travel there? The following is the first installation ofContinue reading “My Remains”

Modern Ho’oponopono

A few years ago, I read a wonderful book about the ancient Hawaiian teaching called Ho’oponopono, co-written by Dr. Joe Vitale and Dr. Hew Len, called Zero Limits. It described the work of Dr. Hew Len and his application of this ancient teaching of reconciliation and forgiveness in his work as a psychologist. It involvesContinue reading “Modern Ho’oponopono”

Applying The Work of Byron Katie to the COVID-19 Contagion

As a peaceful warrior, I feel it is empowering to embrace my feelings of vulnerability and resistance – to ask the hard questions – and work through them – to find the gem of truth in the lump of coal. Why?  Because there isn’t a moment to waste!  I wish to learn from every experience. Continue reading “Applying The Work of Byron Katie to the COVID-19 Contagion”

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”

Afterthoughts

Can we ever truly heal from the death of a loved one? I was listening to a radio show on CBC where the author being interviewed was discussing healing. He said he thought that you never really heal from the death of someone you love. It struck me as a pessimistic perspective. I think healingContinue reading “Afterthoughts”

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”