Out of Control

When one can see no future, all one can do is the next right thing. Frozen 2 I find this quote fascinating. On the physical level, when standing in the dark with no path in sight, what is left is to take the step, the leap of faith that feels accurate, either that, or crumple …

The Great Reboot

If you are fortunate to not be packed up and ready to evacuate you probably haven’t had to decide what you would take and what you would leave behind. I’ve wandered around the house today wondering what I would leave to the fates, what dear treasures I would tuck into my bag as I walked …

Surrender

What are your thoughts on death? Do you believe you aren’t afraid of death? It’s common to hear people say they aren’t, but are they really immune? Are they truly okay with taking their last breath, with leaving everyone they love behind? Are you? We are living through demanding times. People are stressed beyond their …

Here, Here!

Just when you think it’s safe to get back in the water! What a life this is, a universe intent on stripping away every last flake of ego, ego that can not be seen until it is in the process of being stripped and even then it’s so slippery, like a slinky slipping around a …

Resign

What happens if we resign from the argument? If we do, we would have to face the fear that the world will go to hell. Doing so, we would come face-to-face with the reality of what we fear. We would find out whether our exhausting vigilance is required to keep the world on track. For …

Priceless

Anything truly is possible. The world as you know it can shift in an instant. The shift is activated by love. This uni-verse, the one rhyme and rhythm, is fueled by love. … and yet, humans continue repeating patterns they set into motion: countries imploding, bodies aging, illnesses becoming more chronic, relationships failing, happiness and …

Remember

We are conflicted beings, part heart and a lot of mind that is easily twisted. We are a work in progress that is without end. It seems we are human or becoming more so. Human meaning of humanity, kindness and compassion. We are not attending college but a kindergarten, a playground for consciousness to awaken …

Today I Forgave a Tree

Today I forgave a tree. I know that sounds silly, but for me it was a bit of grace.   Back in January as I was coming up the steep hill out of the woods where I walk my heart went into v-tach, one of the worst episodes I experienced throughout my 11 months of …

Sync or Sim

Is it sync or sim? Are we living in a time of increasing synchronicities, noticing more and more simultaneity each day, or have we actually been living in a simulation all along? Do you have control over anything, even your own thoughts? Thoughts come and go — they appear on their own and leave when …

Let Love Have Its Way

“All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” Abraham Lincoln Many today see politics and spirituality, the physical and ethereal, as separate. They are not. It is all one experience being experienced by apparently separate form-bodies. Some say, “I don’t do politics. I am focused on truth, on maintaining …

You. Cannot. Fail.

This post has been percolating a few days and I’m still not in on the plot and yet, I am given to sit down in front of the keyboard and let the fingers fly and let curiosity be my guide. Oh. this is fun! I love a mystery. Two days ago — a gorgeous northwest …

It’s Okay to Meet the Monster

Our parents didn’t know any better. They told us to stop crying — you aren’t hurt — and shut off the light as they exasperatedly said monsters don’t live under your bed. When we fell down they said, jump back up; never show your pain; just ignore it; be strong. Our parents, and our society, …

The Split

Okay. It’s official. The earth has split in two and never the twain shall meet. We are witnessing a dimensional shift, only to the eye it looks like nothing’s changed here on this plane of existence. People with totally different realities talk and walk side by side. Their experience of life couldn’t be different. This …

Darth Vader, A True Love Story

Qui-Gon believed Anikan was the chosen one. When Qui-Gon died, Obi-Wan took over Anikan’s training as a Jedi, believing as his master Qui-Gon did, that Anikan was the great hope. Yoda was never quite certain. He always had questions about Anikan. He sensed the boy’s confusion, his fear, his clinging to desire, his ego. Throughout …

Namaste

I raised my two hands in front of my heart in Namaste, just like I have hundreds of times before. The impression of my fingers snugged up together—prayer hands—altered something within me, something that only moments before had been constrained by ordinary awareness wrapped in concepts of duality, of two-ness, of me and not me. …