2016: Monkey Business!

 
 
Fear not fellow sheeple, 2015 has finally come to a quiet close.  A thankful thought for those who suffered more pain than pleasure under the Chinese Year of the Sheep.
As history goes, the energy of the Sheep was supposedly conducive for bringing about social justice and change to mega amounts of people through nurturing passive […]

Thanksgiving; The Modern Version of GRACE

 
How many of us have played the “Whatcha thankful for?” game on Thanksgiving?
You know — the modern version of Grace, where you go around the dinner table right before everyone is ready to dig in, waiting nervously for your turn, and then blurting out one or two sentences off the top of head just to […]

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Coloring to Your Heart’s Content

 
You’ve heard of karma – what goes around, comes around. I believe that’s true for all sorts of situations.  But karma is all the more surprising when it’s your own thoughts and opinions that circle around and find you over and over again.
Adult coloring books are all the rage now. Tessellations, mantras, detailed scenery images, […]

Domestic Violence Does Not End with October

Our conscience is not the vessel of eternal verities. It grows with our social life, and a new social condition means a radical change in conscience. -Walter Lippmann, journalist (1889-1974)

The time has come to wrap up Domestic Violence Awareness for the month of October. Another year with advocates doing an exceptional job describing the highs and lows of this […]

Looking for inspiration

Looking for Inspiration in the Most Obscure Places

The world is running on an inspirational empty tank of fuel right now. An unknown source is depleting our natural energy resource of hope and desire for better days ahead. The good news is that inspiration is an abundant organic supply and available to anyone willing to take the initiative to re-fuel.
Stop, Look and Listen […]

physical angels come to visit

Physical Angels Come To Visit

Physical Angels, Like A Whisper, they pass through moments of time without a sound……..
Ancient text tells us these mystical forces live among us. Perhaps you have been blessed with an encounter of your own and never really “got it.” I refer to this wonder as “human physical angels;” human beings that seem to arrive onto […]

re-setting anger

Re-Setting the Energy of Anger

 
As I sat and pondered my topic of discussion for this blog entry, I kept coming back to the idea of “energy of anger” and its advanced stage, the “energy of rage.”
How many of you hold onto the energy of anger, mindlessly exploiting this erratic behavior as a catalyst for getting ahead on your path […]

labels

Irrigate the Open Wound, Toxic Labeling

Like the rest of America, I am discouraged over the recent suicide of the young college boy, Tyler Clementi, of Reuckers University. I want to shift the focus to a more insidious cultural epidemic, labeling indignation. At some point in time, it will be too late to repair the labeling voids between us. We have all fallen prey to this self-serving habit at some point. This kind of laziness in stalling out our hearts…….

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