Category Archives: You

The Great Awakening

The following is from Illumination by Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D., a psychologist and medical anthropologist.   Villoldo has studied the healing practices of the Amazon and Inka shamans for more than 25 years.  I really like this book.  It is packed with … Continue reading

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The Dawn Has Come

The Dawn Has Come “Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.” – Rabindranath Tagore There are so many ways to die.  I remember the old saying – to live … Continue reading

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The Wise Guide

The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying by Sogyal Rinpoche Excerpt THE WISE GUIDE Two people have been living in you all your life. One is the ego, garrulous, demanding, hysterical, calculating; the other is the hidden spiritual being, whose … Continue reading

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How Much Is Enough?

How Much is Enough? Years ago I was talking to a man who, from my perspective, was very wealthy. He was talking about his life as though he didn’t have enough. He was accustomed to living in a style that … Continue reading

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Say Something

“If you don’t plant the seeds, nothing will grow.”  I also read recently something to the effect “if you’re in the dark and want to move to the light, the first few steps will be in the darkness.”  Sounds like … Continue reading

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Anger or Fear?

Isn’t it amazing that we can be in the best place emotionally – happy, enjoying life – and, here comes a wave crashing down on our heads.  Someone out there in the world says or does something.  It’s kind of … Continue reading

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Giving

Giving Well, Christmas is over.  The gifts have been given and received.  Expectations were high.  Some of us were over the top excited, some not so much.  While we were giving and receiving actual, material things – sometimes, underneath it … Continue reading

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A Little Bit More

A Little Bit More “And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And … Continue reading

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Barriers

Barriers “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” — Rumi Why would we build barriers against love?  Lots of reasons.  I love … Continue reading

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Imagining Peace and Joy

Imagining Peace and Joy I really like the internet and technology.  It is very quickly and efficiently facilitating we people of the Earth becoming a true global people.  I wonder how long it will take the politicians and religious groups … Continue reading

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