A week or so ago, I was invited to join a 90-minute webinar where a spiritual teacher would reveal his radical approach to Enlightenment. Radical? Enlightenment? How could I not join! I’m not naive when it comes to these types of events. They go something like this, “Come, join us! It is free, so what is […]Read more "Spiritual Consumerism"
“You have to take the emotion out of it” is a statement that many hear in the corporate world. It seems like good advice. It looks like a good way to help others develop EQ (Emotional Intelligence), Have you ever been able to “take the emotion” out of a situation? Truly? Or have you gotten […]Read more "Take the Emotion Out of It"
Today, I jumped on Facebook for five minutes. Mind you, I have a Newsfeed Eradicator. Yet, when I looked up a friend’s page to see what he’d been up to, the majority of things I saw were toxic. Discussion is poor online. It seems to be even worse on social media. However, Social Media is […]Read more "How about no, Scott"
The eyes are a window to your soul William Shakespeare (supposedly) Gaze attentively into the pools of passion, truth, and emotion. Stare into the depths and become swallowed up in the mystery of the person in front of you. That is if you’re able to do so without the individual thinking you’re insane, feeling uncomfortable, […]Read more "Window to the Soul"
Sorrow, shame, anger, and hate wrap around me, bind me and squeeze. The pressure builds. I cry out, “I can’t do this!” and my beloved responds, “You already have. You have simply forgotten.” I break free, like a butterfly from his cocoon. I feel God’s love on my wings and breathe it deep into my […]Read more "The Forgetting"
Tell me, who are you, alone, yourself and nameless? Tom Bombadil, The Lord of The Rings, page 131 I don’t know whether I ask myself who am I? too many times or if others don’t ask that of themselves enough. Though, I suspect I have asked too many times because I am starting to feel […]Read more "Who Are You?"
“And if you’re thinking, just now, ‘Why me, O God?’ The answer is, God has nothing to do with it. In fact, God is never in France this time of year.” Dorleac, The Count of Monte CristoRead more "This time of year"
The Dream Several weeks ago, I had a highly vivid and lucid dream. I was in a second-hand occult store (used spell books, tarot decks, etc.), and I found a tarot deck that caught my eye. I was flipping through the cards, and various cards started to come out of the deck and fall onto […]Read more "Seeking a Dream"
It is no secret that meditation can reduce stress, pain, depression, and more. It is also no secret that meditation also can make changes to our brain! These changes include: Enlarges the prefrontal cortex. This area of the brain is responsible for rational decision-making. Studies have shown that meditation increases grey matter (brain cells) in this region. Shrinks the amygdala. The […]Read more "To meditate, or not to meditate: that is the question!"
I have been struggling to find what to write, or even if I should write, regarding the death – murder – of George Floyd. I realized that what I want to write isn’t about solutions, about the problems, or about the heartache I feel. No. Instead, I will write about the calm amid the storm. […]Read more "Calm amid the storm"