Are you tired of seeking?

Behind the pretense, not too deeply hidden, this moment is filled with unbearable grief, a choking sadness that steels the breath, the burdensome weight of unending judgment and an angst we can’t quite put our finger on, like heaving skies pregnant with unsettled energy set to explode in thunderous lightning without notice. As spiritual disciples, …

In the Face of Love … Thank you Gandalf

“The world is indeed full of peril and in it there are many dark places. But still there is much that is fair. And though in all lands, love is now mingled with grief, it still grows, perhaps, the greater.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings I loved “The Lord of the Rings” …

What if it is that simple?

Such a simple truth this is, so simple that it is persistently overlooked, thought to be nonsense. Surely … it can’t be that uncomplicated, so we keep looking, searching for a better, more complicate answer, something that will leave a semblance of control, an inkling of a me. All manifesting creation arises in Consciousness. Consciousness …

Exquisite Expansion

If you will read this with the spirit of exploration in which I wrote it, it offers one or perhaps even a lifetime of cosmic laughs. Suspend any disbelief for the moment and let yourself go. You can always pick yourself back up if you choose. One teacher says, “Give your heart to God”; another …

Life, Death and Healing

I have been examining life and death, and what it means to heal today. A couple of days ago I went to the doctor and his lack of certainty was enough to make me wonder. As I sat in meditation last night I was shown that this health event is an exit point. I was …

Exquisite Perfection

The Teachings of Jesus from the Perspective of Consciousness  And he said, “Whoever discovers the interpretations of these sayings will not taste death.”  The Gospel of Thomas Verse 1 For years, I have not considered myself as a Christian. I kicked that baby to the curb when I was sixteen. The dogma did not ring …

This Elusive Thing Called Love

January 9th, 2013 For several days I have been struggling with an energy that I couldn’t quite grasp. It felt like it was asking me to meet my death again. As I sat in meditation I thought of Saffy and Freckles, and the chickens. Robert was not upstairs in the carriage house. He was on …

No problem!

September 12th, 2012 The idea of a solution buys into what Goldsmith called, ‘the claim’, the idea that something is wrong, whether it is an illness, a lack of abundance, a lack of harmony, or lack in any form. Capital C Clarity is that there is no problem, therefore no need of solution. Everything that …

It’s All Real

May 31st, 2012 I saw a muddy bucket and understood that my focus operates like the layers of mud within the bucket. At the bottom is sediment, thick and deep. As I rise within the confines of the muddy bucket, the concentration of suspended particles becomes increasingly less dense, creating layer upon layer of possible …

An Excerpt from Silent Presence

The book, Silent Presence; Grief’s Unfolding Promise is at the editors. What follows is a random excerpt from the book. It is composed of journal entries from September 2006 through April 2012, all written in the voice of direct experience. The entries weave together Kenny’s life and death with the reality of spiritual awakening, his …

Costa Rica Pura Vida

The mystery unfolds. Who would have guessed that a month after my health ordeal I would be in Costa Rica. The ticket was free. I was hosted by Jude and Theo, two very dear people who I now appreciate more deeply, if that is possible. The perfect person bought Kenny’s dive suit and a little …

Silent Presence

The Silence is not silent. It is not passive. It may or may not be quiet. It is effortlessness. It is flow, pregnant with movement. Silent presence is a creative force for good. As I stand fixed in the middle of this present moment, I enter into this Silence and become a beacon of illumination, …