"A time there is to plant, And sow; another time to pluck and reap." ~ Ecclesiastes 3:2 In a world that desperately seeks instant gratification, patience is a difficult word to digest. From so many directions, we are bombarded with ideas of 'intention' and 'manifestation', that few of us pause to consider the appropriateness of our … Continue reading Why I am wary of seeking ‘instant manifestation’.
Three questions: First Question: Are you aware of what nourishes you? It may be soaking in warm silence with a loved one. Or laughing for no reason with a child. Perhaps honoring a calling like painting, or singing, writing or creating in some manner. Maybe its simply walking on the beach or watching a sunset. Or seeing a … Continue reading Lifelines – and why we cut them off.
Right from an early age, we all find ways and means to cope with the challenges that life brings our way. Knowingly or unknowingly, we experiment with different responses until we find what seems to work for us. So a child seeking his parent's attention may learn that throwing a tantrum often obtains the desired … Continue reading Winning Strategies to Loss Accumulators
I have learned not to dismiss things I do not understand. I laughed when I first heard of Reiki and remote healing. Until my back was against the wall and I was willing to try anything that did not threaten to worsen the existing situation. Ever since, a more mature, open minded approach has brought … Continue reading Skeptics, Mystics & New Ways Forward…
The seduction of words can blind us to the dangers of the spiritual path. With profound wisdom being readily available at your fingertips, and every conversation with a 'like-minded' friend on the 'same path' as you - it easy to believe one has realized the truth. In reality, not everyone is able to translate the … Continue reading ‘You are here’ – mapping your way forward
“You are as you are, an indescribable message on the air.” ~ Rumi Words have a way of trapping us into their confines. They are a poor albeit beautiful attempt to communicate that which cannot be expressed, but only experienced. The danger lies in taking them to heart and deciding that they speak the whole … Continue reading Through the Looking Glass – seeing beyond the image
An inner landscape artist. Is there such a term? Because I get flummoxed when I have to describe what I do. Author, facilitator, life coach, healer – these are some of the terms I use lightly. To try and keep it brief. But the truth is that I do little other than tending to my … Continue reading Inner Landscapes
I used to miss the sound of the ocean Until I heard the leaves rustling in the breeze I used to remember the salty smell of the sea Until the fragrance of wet earth captivated me I used to long for the sands that the tide pulled out from under my feet Until the aged … Continue reading Poems: Home Free
With every breath we actually recreate our experience of the world. But to be genuinely open to all possible miraculous happenings, we need to leave behind any conscious or sub-conscious fears and beliefs that history can only repeat itself. Yes, history does repeat itself. The past will continue to haunt you in new ways … Continue reading Its a Brand New Day!
The Pause Diet is elegantly simple. Not only is it highly relevant to mindful eating, but its use can easily be extended to bring checks and balances into other areas of our life. In our hectic, distracted routine, food is often given extreme treatment. That is, we either over-indulge or pay scant attention to what … Continue reading The Pause Diet – for Joy and Peace