Remember the Carnival

“You can only lose what you cling to.” ~ Buddha In Latin, the word “Carnival” means “Farewell to the Flesh.” It is within this form of thought that we find the earliest pre-fast celebration. It is on this day, Fat Tuesday, that we celebrate, remember and look forward to a time of fasting, a time […]

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On Purpose

“As long as I am breathing, in my eyes, I am just beginning.” ~ Criss Jami The heart is a source. It is a source of power and light. This source that we have beating deep within our bodies is more powerful than we give credit. It allows us to feel, to love, grow and […]

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Eight Billion.. and One

People are more connected to each other than they could possibly imagine. According to people who count the heads on this sphere, apparently over eight billion human beings–people–are living and breathing, waking and feeling, suffering and loving on this little blue sphere of ours; billions of sentient creatures all scurrying about, staking their claims on […]

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Float, Crawl or Climb

“When a great moment knocks on the door of your life, it is often no louder than the beating of your heart, and it is very easy to miss it. ” ~ Boris Pasternak Entered we are into the sphere of opportunity. She is that which floats and spirals in unison with paradox and reality. […]

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New America: Politically Biased, Spiritually Dead

“Nothing so needs reforming as other people’s habits.” ~ Mark Twain For all that normally read my words, many know that I hold appreciation for the subtle, and have a respect for all opinion and thought from anyone, no matter his beliefs. Today, I am saddened at what I see and read regarding the ill […]

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Thought: The Ancestor of Action

“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.” ~ Buddha If we all simply step aside, into a sphere of observance, and witness the course of life unfold around us, we can learn a truth that hides nowhere but in plain sight. Wind […]

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The Gaze

Often we find ourselves in a place where neither up nor down, left nor right seem worthy of exploration. Here, we become stuck in a gaze of thought. These stagnant moments aren’t just set before us by random order. Generally these surreal lapses in time come after choices that we’ve made or because of decisions […]

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Regrettable ?

On old Cherokee proverb states “Do not let yesterday use up too much of today.” This simple bit of wisdom can go a long way when understood properly. Particularly when traveling the sphere of regret. Regret comes to us in many forms; from simple wishes on decisions we should have made, to hindsight on important […]

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Face Value

I often speak of the heart. This sacred organ is unlike any other in the body, with attributes that are more intangible than one might realize. The heart is the gateway to the mind. Most tend to think of the brain as being the center for thought, consciousness and emotion; full of electrical signals and […]

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Sphere Visitor

“Don’t get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water. Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless – like water. Now you put water in a cup, it becomes the cup; You put water into a bottle it becomes the bottle; You put it in a teapot […]

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