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

The Akashic Library

Progress on my class for Daily Om progresses.  Here’s an excerpt from Lesson #5: The main focus of the Akashic Library is information and communication. You might think of it, not as a monolithic library full of texts, but as a living document or an ongoing conversation. …Details

New Year Resolutions

Ok, it’s 2012.  So are you making New Year resolutions or not?  I mean, if the world is ending next December, how does that change your perspective?  I say that a bit tongue in cheek because I don’ t think there will be a grand finale then and if there is I’ll admit I’m wrong, if I’m still around to care. …Details

Gratitude

It's exciting to think of all that is possible in a the new year that's coming. Tonight is about celebrating 
all that is yet to be and that can be with the optimism and hope that it will all be bright, beautiful, and 
better than this year has been.
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