It’s Not a Detour

In spirituality we tend to try and braid three different aspects of ourselves into a holistic life: mundane/regular life, spiritual path, personal spiritual practice. It’s fairly common for people whose spiritual path is to be in service somehow to go through and initial healing phase or “Come to Jesus” moment where those things we’ve been…

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Power Dysmorphia

It is unfortunately common for individuals to give up their personal power. It’s a weird twist where our need to associate and connect at the individual and group level which worked to create families, tribes, villages, and people, now serves to set us up for consumerism, manipulation, and on going life struggles. We willingly let…

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Choose

Stories are full of that dramatic moment. The one moment, that pause between the ending of everything that went before and the beginning of everything that comes after. The moment when they choose. In a drama we’re pretty sure they are going to choose the right way, be the hero or the anti-hero, choose to…

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The In Between

Ever notice that we don’t step right on the doorway into a room or a building?  We step from this space to that space without actually touching the door frame.  Sometimes we lean on the door frame to talk with someone or wait to get someone’s attention (*cough* teenagers *cough*) but even then if you…

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A Line In The Sand

It’s easy to get stuck in what can seem a hamster wheel of thinking, intending, planning, considering, and preparing. It feels productive but like a mirage, no matter how much you do you never quite reach a point in which the step over the finish line into actually being that instead of preparing to be…

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