The Same Cloth

In chaotic times it’s easier to recognize a sense of greater kinship with our fellow humans. We actually share more in common than separates us: Our life span is limited; We’re all subject to natural disasters and epidemics and; We’re all trying to...

On the Same Journey

What we think of as evil is action taken from the ignorance of the truth that we’re all one and what hurts one, hurts us all? When we see evil in others, we’re actually seeing our own fear thoughts projected onto them. Understanding this evokes compassion...

Heart and Ego

We aren’t who we think we are. Our identity is a construct. It’s the product of our upbringing, experiences, biology and cultural setting. We are not the exclusive authors of it. It’s been co-designed by our parents, teachers, siblings and the...

Identity Is a Wedge

In this world where everything is measured, compared. rated and categorized, it’s tempting to create a narrative that sets us apart and allows us to be noticed, recognized, admired and respected. In doing this, we don’t intend to distance ourselves from...

One Tribe

The desire to belong to a group is natural. But, tribally excluding others, segregating or placing oneself in a superior category through association, is a weak way to grasp for power that’s neither earned nor real. No one is automatically better than another...

What Does Spiritual Mean?

One definition of spirit is ‘the nonphysical part of a person that is the seat of emotions and character.’ Since everyone has emotions and character, everyone has a spirit. But, everyone doesn’t necessarily identify with that part of their being....