Happy Holidays and Crystalized Emotion

  As the Winter Solstice approaches and Covid continues, daylight diminishes and darkness expands. Holidays provide loving stories, cherished songs and religious parables to remind us how to love in the midst of illusion. Love is a tiny word but a daunting...

Equanimity

  Partisan politics, pandemic problems and personal post traumatic stress can get you down. We are living through trying times. The following meditation from my book, The Promise of Wholeness, Cultivating Inner Peace: Mindfulness and Love in a Divided World may...
Good Grief

Good Grief

In 1969 Elizabeth Kubler-Ross wrote her groundbreaking book, On Death and Dying, which provided five stages of the grieving process. I would venture a guess everyone reading this article has heard about her stages…denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance....
Incorruptibility

Incorruptibility

Unifying my body, heart and soul while nothing seems to be working is a great task requiring discipline and fortitude. Surrendering to divine timing and cherishing whatever happens while not falling into the victim/perpetrator paradigm enhances my incorruptibility. My...
The Seven Essene Mirrors of Relationship

The Seven Essene Mirrors of Relationship

    In 150 BCE due to the worldliness of Jerusalem, its temple and Roman rule a Jewish sect, known as the Essenes left their city community moved into the desert. The word Essene literally means doctor and many dedicated souls gathered in the desert near...