“Do you have the patience to wait Till your mud settles and the water is clear? Can you remain unmoving Till the right action arises by itself?” ― Lao Tzu     Do you love the mystery of life? Before you rush to answer, let’s make this personal. Do you love both the known and the unknown that is the mystery of your own life? There is not a single area of our lives where at one time or another we are not forced...
Today is a day for all to be cognoscente that each and every day is a day to gratefully honor our Mother Earth. These reminders are not new nor are they complex. They are very simple actions that each and every one of us can take to show respect and significantly reduce our impact on the environment. Use energy-efficient lighting such as LEDs or compact fluorescent lights. Always turn lights off when they are not needed. Turn your computer(s...
     As women, when it comes to expressing love for ourselves, rather than risk being thought of as vain, we have a tendency to self-depreciate by putting ourselves down. Be honest. Isn't there a part of you that cringes a bit when you consider wholeheartedly loving yourself? Does it bring up fear of being overly self-centered? Do you associate love of self as the root cause of people not caring enough about others? Are you holding...
You were brought to this site by a search. I may not know what search words you used or exactly how you found this webpage but I am certain of this; ultimately what you are searching for is what everyone is searching for- you are searching for yourself. The real, genuine, and authentic you that you sense you somehow lost sight of years ago. What became of that very young version of you, bubbling over with imagination and spirit? As humans and specifically...
You didn’t come into this world. You came out of it, like a wave from the ocean. You are not a stranger here. — Alan Watts I love the ocean. Growing up in the Midwest, I didn’t see the ocean until I was 14 and visited Florida for the first time. Not only did I see the Atlantic Ocean I also spent a few days on the Gulf of Mexico. Of course it was love at first sight. I was mesmerized by the tide and the waves, and the lovely sheer...
Today I had a breakthrough that I'm going to share because I think it might be helpful to you on your journey, and because it is uncomfortable for me to share it. Yes, I want to share precisely because I feel discomfort about being emotionally "exposed" and I choose to consciously cross that hurdle and to be open and honest about whom I am. My emotions have been all over the place since early this morning. Occasionally I experience a swell of sensations...