When we think we must find or craft the answer all on our own, its like telling the Universe that we don’t want help.Read More
When it comes to understanding the human experience, there is no shortage of information to point us in the direction of depth. Personally, the more I seek and ask, the less I am attached to any one philosophy or belief system.Read More
The trick to getting out of this vortex is to notice when the perfectionist takes the wheel. Upon noticing the word should, or a feeling of struggling, reaching, or grasping – we must consider what it is we are wanting to feel in that moment.Read More
Meditation is like working out – we do it to build up our muscles so that we can perform and advance in all sorts of different activities.
As spiritual beings having a human experience, we can conceive of the body as a learning device as we get our education in peace.
In many of the great spiritual traditions there is this idea that each and every one of us is coded for greatness in our own unique way. In the same way the seed of a mighty oak tree contains all the information needed for its perfect growth and maturation, so too does the seed of consciousness within each human being.Read More
When it comes to habits and ‘holding patterns’, each of us has a unique set of ‘justifications’ for being the way we are. Our emotions are the main determinants of our current way of being.Read More
Meditation can be defined as the absence of contemplation. As we practice meditation, we move our attention from the ever-busy thinking mind, to the most neutral position possible. This experience of neutral mind or pure awareness is experience without the inner explanation or narration.Read More
As you know, we are here to acknowledge and experience the feel-good effects of giving. Just before we get into the meditation, I wanted to take a few moments to offer my perspective on what it means to be generous and how this kind of mindset can extend into and enhance all areas of our lives.Read More
There is a line in A Course in Miracles that talks about a Great Power that is ‘in you but not of you’. This notion that we are in the world, but not of the world – can be expressed many ways. In my own personal practice, one of the most useful ways of relating to this idea is that we are spiritual beings having a human experience.Read More