She is worthy of a good name. She is not just the nameless nurturer of Job’s ten children or the temptress of the susceptible masculine identity. She does not reckon herself to be the antagonist to the sometimes fragile male psyche…
Spring is not just a rebirth of the same life or a return of what was. Spring is a sign of new beginnings that come only after the “thief,” that is winter, has claimed its prize. And then with the warmth of newly bursting sun rays and the maternal touch of gentle spring rains, working […]
Visiting my office is always an interesting experience. This is probably more so when I am not there, and you can wander about and look at all of the interesting little things that surround my work space. One of the many items that can be found is an old, worn, battered baseball. No, I’m not […]
We are living in a time of great change. Many thinkers and seers agree that humanity and the planet Earth are evolving at a quickened pace, and that this evolution will be severe and seemingly chaotic at times. It is natural for people to react with fear, because these changes will doubtless bring some level […]
It is one of the greatest challenges of our humanity to share carrying another’s burden of pain … if they trust us enough to let us in during such a time. The real opportunity in that moment is to be a listening ear, a loving bosom, and/or a gentle and non-judging caregiver.
Sometimes, we sense the need for growth and change in our lives. We seek a rebirth, or a renewal. The start of a new year is often when we seek to alleviate the sense of feeling bored or complacent with situations that we find ourselves settled into.
Relationships are constantly undergoing changes and shifts, and rarely do we find that people stay together for more than 15 years anymore. Here is a short list of key principles that will contribute to your successful relationship.
A teenager said to me the other day, “What’s the point? The human race is hopeless; we never learn. Look at our history: we have done horrendous acts, and we continue to do even worse.
Great Spirit, universal presence, we consider the warmth of the sun… this day… We honor your essence which caresses us in the wind….this day… With the beauty that surrounds us…. we refuse to complain…. this day… We pray from humble and grateful hearts, considering our own frailties. We pray that, while serving others from forgiving, […]