Heart Workers

A young woman was planting seeds for her garden.  As she was planting the seeds, she heard the birds whistling. She continued to look down and plant, and yet more birds whistled and sang.  She was so moved by the birds she looked up, it was then she saw the sun. The sun was rising [Read More...]

The King and the Monk a modern Parable

A king asked a monk, where is the breath you breath? Where is the music you play? Where is the love you speak of? Is it tangible? How come I can not see it?  The king insisted, “show me the actual music, come on show it to me, prove to me there is music.”  The [Read More...]

Your Resurrection

We enter the last week of Lent, reflecting on our own inward journey, how we have treated ourselves, others, and most importantly solitude. The solitude is a deep listening to the stillness.  When the disciples asked Jesus, “how do you pray?”, he explained that you close your eyes and listen.  This type of preparation is [Read More...]

What You Seek, Seeks You

I have had the opportunity to sit with many individuals who are seeking to be something. Some are seeking a deeper understanding of spirit, some are seeking a better job or different job, some are seeking better health, and  list goes on. We are all seeking something.  Have you ever wondered what you are seeking? [Read More...]

Two Roads Diverged in a Wood…

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I,I took the one less traveled by,And that has made all the difference. ” – Robert Frost the last stanza of the Road Not Taken In high school I was introduced to ROAD NOT TAKEN by Robert Frost.  I was moved by the poem, of course I was [Read More...]

Sabbatical of Silence (SOS)

I invite you to give yourself a little SOS.  Find one day and one day only where you have complete silence, and tell your friends you are giving yourself a sabbatical of silence. No Facebook, TV, FILM, Radio, cell, work, family, friends, etc..  With this invitation comes a deeper understanding of you.  You create the [Read More...]

Thoughts On: OUR FATHER

Ever since I can remember the OUR FATHER has been a staple in my life.  A long the way I have lost it, given it up, and then it comes to me again with new understanding and wisdom.  Although now my journey is spiritual in nature, not attached to any religion, the prayer is amazing. [Read More...]

Acceptance

Acceptance is a fact. Without acceptance is denial. Denying the fact of which is actually happening now. With denial comes anger, conflict, negative emoting, and drama.  Acceptance means all is neutral. This is what I mean by being neutral. Everything is neutral on this planet. You may have agitation for a person. Now someone knows [Read More...]

Zen Story: The Last Will and Testament

Ikkyu, a famous Zen teacher of the Ashikaga era, was the son of the emperor. When he was very young, his mother left the palace and went to study Zen in a temple. In this way Prince Ikkyu also became a student. When this mother passed on, she left him a letter.  Here is the [Read More...]

God is NOT the Story

We are great story tellers.In fact your entire identity is based on story.  Without the story of who you are, who are you? Who are you without the story of YOU? Who is telling the story?  We tell stories about everything, everybody, and everything is lost and found in the story. We have wonderful stories [Read More...]


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