The Prison of Preference

Imagine holding your preferences lightly, affording yourself the ability to see with equanimity. If this notion makes you feel like you’d just disappear, fear not. You won’t cease to exist without your preferences, you’ll just be more closely aligned...

Forging Identities

Working hard to create a consistent perception of who we are for others gets in the way of being authentic. If we direct our energy to garnering external gratification, we may be trading temporary benefits for long-term satisfaction. Creating a pleasing personality...

The Essential You

Some people are unaware of their deeper dimension. They consider themselves the sum total of their name, family, experiences, credentials and accomplishments. There’s no distinction between who they seem to be perceived as out in the world and who they are,...

The Changing Body

As our bodies change with age, we may find ourselves unable to do some of the things we previously enjoyed. This can result in a general malaise or feeling of sadness. Trying to fight it is eventually doomed to failure. The nagging discomfort of resisting change...

It’s Not Evil, It’s Ignorance

What we call evil is really just ignorance of the truth that we are all connected. It’s an understandable misinterpretation because there are so many expressions of the one energetic source. Like waves in the ocean or leaves on a tree, we’re all part of the same...

Universal Innocence

Innocence and well-intentioned wholeness lies deep with everyone, though layered with varying degrees of familial dysfunction, societal pressure and mixed messaging from authority figures. Fear for our survival is generally inappropriate. We are rarely in an...