Created to Love Not Kill

We maybe can re-look at the old paradigm of love and re-name it acceptance. With acceptance comes compassion, kindness, alertness, safety, wisdom, and deep appreciation of what is now. We should really just turn to our loved ones and say “I accept you” and give up the words “I love you”. Because most of the time that kind of love wants, expects, needs, or controls the other. Can you imagine everyone saying “I accept you”. The type of love we talk about, glamorize, celebrate is really hate in disguise. And hate kills. It kills the spirit, the heart, you, and the other person. How is it hate in disguise? The moment the expectation, need, perfection, control, or want isn’t met then it leads to a tantrum or what we would call hate. So really it isn’t love we crave, because by craving love, we crave love and hate. What we really crave is acceptance. [Read more…]

The Naked Mystic: Total Recall

Each of us, whether we notice it or not, want to admit it to anyone or not, something is happening. We are in the middle of something amazing.  Do you feel it? Are you wondering what it is? IT’S YOU, AND I, understanding that we are connected.  We are one family.  Have you noticed that [Read More…]

Let Breathing Be Your Practice

Life is a practice.  So lets make our breath a practice.  Right now, right where you are, just become aware of your breath.  As you become aware of this natural miracle of life, we call breath, you may notice that by becoming aware of it, it deepens.  So right now if you are experiencing mind [Read More…]

Self Control

Holidays are coming up rather quickly.  The wonderful thing about holidays is the practice ground it gives you to have and sense your self-control. The self control I am talking about has nothing to do with will, work, or trying. Can you simply be present with family without getting caught in the drama, story, or [Read More…]