Your Internal Motivator

“A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.” ~Michel de Montaigne It’s been established that most human beings are completely disengaged with now, with this constant presence of life that flows through and around us all, within this primordial moment of all that is. But our internal motivator demands attention. With […]

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Soul Eclipse

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.” ― Rumi Thoughts are like water, cascading into a timeless pool of choice, decision, want and need. But the first thought was never like […]

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Observe Me Wisely

“I watched you undress. Shame on you!” ― Ljupka Cvetanova, The New Land Life seems to direct tedious obstacles onto our path at times. Perhaps this is for growth, perhaps it is to make us stop to reevaluate and focus our efforts, or perhaps this is a simple rule of life, in that it’s just […]

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When the Sun Stands Still

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, 1925 As the sun stands still, the summer solstice upon Earth, we […]

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We are ALL Poets

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” ― John Muir The brilliance of the universe can easily be witnessed when looking upon the natural world. We see this omnipresent intelligence entwined in everything. It is alive in the stars, found within the veins of leaves and in the rivers which sustain […]

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Attention.. Your 8 Year-Old Self is Crying

“Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it” ― Gautama Buddha You’ve lost something. We all have. It happened as you aged. Somewhere along the road of life, at some point, it slipped out of your pocket and fell to the ground. You didn’t even […]

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How Happy Are You?

“I should’ve died in my 20’s. I became successful in my 40’s. I became a dad in my 50’s. I feel like I’ve stolen a car, a really nice car and I keep looking in the rearview mirror for flashing lights. But there’s been nothing yet.” ~ Anthony Bourdain Are you happy? What is being […]

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The Middle Finger of Gratitude

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.” ― Alphonse Karr, A Tour Round My Garden Often we hear about the attitude of gratitude, this innate power that rests within us all; for us to access at any moment. It has become the idiom for many best-selling books, the […]

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