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The Age of Wind

  The age of wind begins today, depending upon what part of the world you find yourself.  Honestly, this is the first time I have heard of this age, but I am told it is akin to the Age of Aquarius.  From what I have heard as the great conjunction takes place in the skies …

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What are you doing today?

So many people who go through self improvement courses, or even life changing experiences stop after one or two rounds.  It is like saying “I did the work, I’m done now.”  This is a big mistake.  Self improvement does not end when the retreat ends. Digging a well Liken spiritual development to a well.  You …

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It all has to go

Compromise seems to have gone the way of the dodo bird.  As we revel in the silly-season of elections there seem to be few candidates, (or voters for that matter) who seem willing to hear what the other side is saying.  Good ideas have no political party, no gender.  As we sink deeper into the …

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Forgiving myself

I am in the process of forgiving myself for not posting three blogs last month.  Over the years I have been pretty good at maintaining that pace of writing, but last week, well, there were airplanes, relationship things to maintain and post vacation fatigue.  As I look at this explanation I realize these were simply …

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Myths make life fun

Long before we became slaves to the internet, myths filled our lives with stories, information and entertainment. This morning as I took my predawn stroll along the seashore of Kona I saw a shooting star.  Honestly I don’t remember the last time I saw a shooting star; it could be I have just been to …

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Just because I am Spiritual

I know that some people think that being Spiritual is the same as being religious.  They think being Spiritual means being blissed-out all the time, or having a strict, inflexible code of behavior I want everyone to follow.  Please allow me to attempt to dissuade you from that belief. What being Spiritual is Being Spiritual …

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Every home has its sorrow

Every home has its sorrow.  We might not be able to see it from our vantage point, things may look just fine.  In fact, we may find ourselves a little envious of other people.  The way they seem to have everything under control, but the things we don’t know about their lives! Envy not Because …

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Ghosts and Hugs

According to my good friend Terry Hall, the Stoic Medium, “Ghosts give sucky hugs.”  This colorful phrase came about after his Father in Law made his transition.  But what does this mean to you and me? Making the most of today Put simply we will all, one day, reach the end of our physical lives. …

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Learn from the trees

Trees have so much to teach us, if we just stop and think about them.  This time of year many of us are enjoying as the first bright colors of fall appear in the foliage.  Soon we may be cursing the gift of leaves the trees have given us as we rake them up, but …

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Childhood truths

In our childhood we had many sayings to help us cope with bullies.  “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.”  “I know you are, but what am I?”  “I’m rubber, you’re glue, what bounces off me sticks to you.”  Perhaps you had other favorites, these are just three that …

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