Ancient Wisdom

‘Everything old is new again.’  The 20th century was an amazing time of growth and invention and development for a large portion of human society.  We continued the industrial revolution and created societies that are no longer communal through the use of fossil fuels and automobiles, created what is called the suburbs, created industries that specialize in controlling natural resources such as food and food production, water, combustibles such as wood/coal/fossil fuels, currency and every other aspect of society, and helped to foster consumptive societies where the difference between have and have not is almost as distinct as feudal Europe.…Details

Lesson 5 – The Akashic Library

I’m continuing to work on my class for Daily Om on the Akashics.  Here’s an excerpt from Lesson 5: The Akashic Library is an amazing place like nothing that has ever existed on the physical plane.  It is like combining the lost library of Alexandria, the New York City Library, the Library of Congress, and the Papal Archives with an IMAX theater, a virtual reality machine, and your favorite amusement park. …Details

Finish what you start

Currently our culture is drowning in consumerism.  Which means ‘use it up’, ‘throw it away’, ‘use as much as you can as fast as you can’ and don’t think about what you just did, because you have to think about the next thing we want you to do or buy. …Details

The Classics

I was listening to NPR and heard this quote which is one of my favorites and never fails to remind me of the road I’m walking. Ulysses by Lord Tennyson ” ‘Tis not too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and sitting well in order smite The sounding furrows; for my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the baths Of all the western stars, until I die.…Details

Trust

Everyone has trust issues.  We are taught from a very young age not to trust ourselves.  Parenting has become about scheduling, activities, ‘getting it right’ so that futures are bright, and having all the right things.  So many times I’ve seen babies so immersed in toys and objects that they cry just from the over stimulation and their inability to move in their environment. …Details

What do you do?

Sometimes being there and listening is enough.  When someone has been abused and they are recovering and healing, being the person who validates their experience by listening is enough.  In fact it’s golden.  Being there when the good things happen and sharing in the love and the joy is a gift and something we should take seriously too. …Details

What get’s you excited?

So it’s the new year. What get’s you excited about all this vast expanse of possibility laid out before you?  What makes you want to get up out of bed in the morning?  Do you drag your sorry behind up because you have to and wish you didn’t or are you jumping up to dance around with the knowledge that another day of pure joy and delight is ahead of you? …Details