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...

Be the Witness

When an issue, conversation or incident really bugs us and we think about it obsessively, it helps to have a way off the merry-go-round. The trick is to become a witness and try to observe our thoughts without judgment. This takes our mind off our repetitive story,...

What’s Important?

We are constantly bombarded with messages encouraging us to expend a monumental effort to enhance and uphold our identities. But, when we get to the end of our lives, we won’t care about what happened on social media, how successful we were or how much money we...

Chill Time

Everyone experiences restful periods in which our eyes are unfocused and our minds are relaxed. Staring into space is strangely compelling. While we’re conscious of what we’re doing, we’re not actively controlling it. Being aware of the mind and its...