Being Receptive

“The receptive is a phenomenal power–it attracts, generates, it sets the whole dance in motion.  In the Hindu tradition, divinity is symbolized by a yoni, surrounding a lingam.  The yoni draws the lingam in just as much as the lingam thrusts. …Details

Speak the Truth

In any relationship there are at a minimum two people.  While it may be an oversimplification, in general one of those two people will have been the seeker and the other will have been the sought.  These categories are less about the act of looking for someone to be in relationship with or the willingness to be in relationship and more about technique. …Details

Life Is Short

On the one hand, no opportunity is truly lost.  The specifics may change, the timing, but if it’s something you really want, it doesn’t matter that you didn’t get there 10 minutes ago or 10 years ago, you can have it now. …Details

It Feels Like…

Part of what draws people to a spiritual life is a feeling that they need to do something or be something.  It’s like a religious calling, but less well defined or less structured.   And most of us want to know what that calling is and want to achieve it the best way we can.…Details

How’s The Ride?

Horse in the SunsetSo we’re nearing the end of the first 1/3 of Horse’s year.  It’s a good time to look back and get an idea of how things have changed from the New Year until now.  My sister taught me something years ago and it has stuck with me, although I usually apply it in way I don’t think she every intended:  “When you’re going into the woods, always stop every so often to look back at where you’ve been. …Details

Creative Meditation

Over the past 9 months or so, as I’ve been researching about Akasha and the Akashic records for a book I’ll be writing, I’ve been studying the Kabbalah.  Yes, they are connected.  🙂  Plus I’ll hopefully be putting out a class on Kabbalah for DailyOm.com sometime this year. …Details

Meditating

UGnomeMy first contact with meditation was the classic “sit and clear your mind.”  I was vague on what this was supposed to do for me other than it was necessary for spiritual practice and would be calming.  Somehow it was supposed to lead me to enlightenment but that was many levels of spirituality later. …Details