Carry-on Baggage

We hear a lot these days about being present and living in the present moment.  We are reminded that the mind keeps reminiscing about...

The Healer Within

Part of our self-narrative is that “I am the one suffering, and I need to find someone else to come and fix me.”  Read...

Curiosity as a Doorway

Living in the moment has been a catchphrase in the West for well over a decade now.  There are hundreds of books about being...

Showing Up with the Heart

We all wish for world peace, and to live happy and fulfilled lives.  But then, a worthwhile question to ask is, how do we...

To Be Like a Child

Have you ever wondered why Jesus would say something like, “Truly I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will...

The Shadows Will Express

Have you ever been critical of your own self?  Felt sorry for yourself?  Hated something about the way you are?  Seen flaws when you...

My Higher Wisdom

We face many challenges in our lives, and hopefully we have a social support network to help us through those times.  Most people rely...

Keystones to Awakening

Many spiritual aspirants feel that pursuing their spiritual practices are the prescriptive methods by which they will one day attain.  On a very relative,...

The Persistent I

Your mind/body complex is magical.  Just ponder on the millions of incredible cellular processes going on automatically throughout the day.  Your organs carry on...

Sweet Sorrow

Normally we label our emotions to be good or bad.  We strive for cheerful sentiments and repel negative feelings if we can.  This seems...

Slow Down Aging

It might sound rudimentary but too often the obvious is forgotten: the body is put together with ingredients from this planet.  If we want...

Belief vs. Seeking

Most religions are based on faith.  We are told what to believe from a young age by our parents, close family member, our religious...