June 1, 2019

Finally, I have crossed the milestone of a thousand days of uninterrupted daily practice. Just as much as cultivation is a habit, it is also a skill. It reshapes our relationship not only with ourselves, but also with the world. Read more

May 4, 2019

You never know what people have been through. And you never know what you are capable of until it is your turn. Read more

April 27, 2019

In many ways, we live in civilized times. Spiritually, however, the world is very much the "Wild West." Sometimes, we will need protection magic. If your choose (or were chosen) to live a spiritually active life, then there are dangers you may need to prepare for. Read more

April 21, 2019

Once in a while, we need to remind ourselves that there is a real world out there. Among the redwoods, there are places where people are no more than visitors. Where the earth and stone is shaped by wind and rain, and trees reach for the sun. Read more

April 14, 2019

Here is a simple practice to ground and reconnect with yourself. Read more

April 7, 2019

What is patience, and how can we cultivate it? For some of us it comes naturally, but for the rest of us it is something well worth cultivating. Read more

March 23, 2019

I went through the same struggles as as everyone else when I started down this path. Disbelief, doubt, and incredulity come easily. Understanding magic means new ways of knowing what is real. Read more

March 17, 2019

Religion and politics will forever inform each other, but that does not make them the same. As religious leaders in America, we must take the separation of church and state to heart. Not to protect our organizations, but to protect our sacred work. Read more

March 10, 2019

Three virtues define the practitioner's power to effect change in the world. Virtue is the measure of our actions, and if we seek power, we must cultivate it within ourselves. Read more

March 3, 2019

To find our own Great Work, and the perform it, is the highest calling. To do that we must know ourselves and understand the world around us. Only then can we take our true places in the world. Read more

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