Tag: beliefs

where to begin?

“The urgency for a radical change in consciousness seems to grow every day.”  – Eckhart Tolle The well worn and know by many adage, “we are living in extraordinary times” seems to have taken on additional meaning in the last few months. Many times,…

the water we swim in

Recently, I was talking with a very dear and trusted friend and fellow coach about the inherent challenge in learning to hold two seemingly opposite sets of feelings about the same thing, person, situation or experience. Her response immediately provided a broader context for…

reflections on innocence…lost

See the world with the innocence of children. Approach the world with the daring of children. Love the world with the readiness of children. Heal the world with the purity of children. Change the world with the wisdom of children. – Neale Donald Walsch…

blind loyalty

Blind loyalty is just that….BLIND. Open. Your. Eyes. Question EVERYTHING. Taking NOTHING at face value. Be still. Dig DEEP. Ask your heart. Listen to your intuition. Trust yourself first, then your trust of others will not be misplaced. (written in Spring, 2016) *If seeking…

the tendrils of grief

The collective denial of our underlying emotional life has contributed to an array of troubles and symptoms. What is often diagnosed as depression is actually low-grade chronic grief locked into the psyche, complete with the ancillary ingredients of shame and despair.  – Francis Weller…

an invitation in the new year

What a man takes in by contemplation, that he pours out in love.  – Meister Eckhart As I watch the first snow of the season fall from the sky, I cannot help reflecting on the beauty of it and what it compels us to…

wondering as I wander

These past weeks have seemed to be a void of much of anything for me. Writing, reading…have seemed elusive. I have not slept as well and at times have had some interesting dreams that I reflect upon the meaning of. Even as I have…

inner peace

What are you not doing that is somehow contributing to discomfort in your being…right now? We hear…all of the time. Hearing isn’t listening…or not the listening to which I am referring. I’m not speaking of the day-to-day noises from the myriad sources in the…

sitting in darkness

  The world feels very dark to me these days. My concerns are many and my feelings…raw. I look at the trees, slowly changing color, and realize that nature in the northern hemisphere is moving through shorter days and longer nights…more darkness. Enjoying the…

revisiting integrity

Two years ago, October 17, 2017,  to be exact, I wrote a relatively brief piece on integrity.  In the last few days, many issues and occurrences in the collective, as well as in the lives of those closest to me, point to the cracks…