While you are here, in this earthly existence working out your karma... are you meant to spend your time diving into life on Earth: smell the flowers, taste the foods and enjoy the people around you? Or is it best to invest your time in practice, working toward enlightenment? Maybe you become enlightened through … Continue reading Today’s Contemplation
The Secret to Ease in Your Work (and Life)
It's a huge secret. Ready? Use what you have. Right here. Right now. Starting a new project? A business? Jumping into the entrepreneurial pool? Use what you already have. Anxiety comes from trying to be or offer what you're not. And on the heels of that anxiety comes fear of being found out a fraud. … Continue reading The Secret to Ease in Your Work (and Life)
What you don’t need
I'm knee-deep in the process of manuscript revision. At first, it seemed impossible to remove 30,000 words from my 120,000-word story. 30,000 words. That's a small book. But I did it. And there's a tipping point. Just like cleaning your closet. The mountain looms large and you trudge hard. But at some point, you reach … Continue reading What you don’t need
We are overly concerned with quantity. How much we own. How much we get to say. How many friends. How much we earn. How much we create. How much we contribute. How much we are recognized. Collecting teachings and practices, crystals and clothing, furnishings and Facebook friends. But how is the quality? The quality … Continue reading Too much
What’s Your Number?
I’m 45 in body but in my mind I am 23. It’s not a cute metaphor for how young I feel. It’s an age where time stopped advancing. My roots are grey, wrinkles continue to make their presence known on my face, but for some reason I’ve always been 23. I can still see … Continue reading What’s Your Number?
I am listening for your guidance for your presence feeling for you I know you are here. I know you can see me hear me feel me seeking you You know I am here. Why, only in sky, do I seek you? Only in trees and wind and silent hills? They know you are here. Why … Continue reading Here