It’s easy to ignore our signs. It happens to the most intuitive of us. It happened to me over the course of the past couple months. I lost focus and started to get overwhelmed by what I thought were sure signs that I chose the wrong path.
Today we are more connected than ever. Technology makes it possible to reach anyone at any minute of the day. Social media, text, email, and even that outdated device “the telephone” provide outlets for us to connect with another human whenever the feeling strikes. With so many tools available to us to reach out to others it begs the question…. Read More
These are the days I hate the most. The days when I move through the sludge. The days when I feel like I’m carrying a thousand pounds on my back through a muddy obstacle course and cannot move freely. I know these days will pass because I’ve become used to their rhythm. I recognize their slightly off-key melody. For a… Read More
Our lives are lived in intense and anxious struggle, in a swirl of speed and aggression, in competing, grasping, possessing and achieving, forever burdening ourselves with extraneous activities and preoccupations. – Sogyal Rinpoche Tonight I can see the new year over the horizon. In a few hours, the hands on the clock will stack on top of each other, chimes… Read More
Settling back against the inviting cushions of a comfy couch with your feet curled up under you and a mug of warm tea kissing your palms sounds like a great way to spend a chilly winter’s morning or evening. Don’t you agree? What could make this scene even better? How about a good book? A story that helps you to… Read More
It should have been a simple question to answer. Instead, my answer, or lack thereof, led to a session of deep reflection. Well, as deep as you can get during a 20-minute car ride home when you’re prone to episodes of minor road rage. Two weeks ago, I broke from my usual Tuesday routine of doing nothing and headed into… Read More