More to Do: Is it a Blessing, a Curse or Something Else?

More to Do: Is it a Blessing, a Curse or Something Else?

Many people struggle with the idea of being “done.” “I just want to be done” is something I’ve heard, thought, and said repeatedly in my life, saying it as recently as last Tuesday! In psychological or spiritual terms, done could be seen as “fully integrated,” having...
The Challenge of Living in the Moment

The Challenge of Living in the Moment

I took my own advice of not staying too busy this Winter (in the last blogpost of 12/5/21); so I’m just returning to writing newsletters for 2022 with this one. The Enlightenment practice of “living in the moment” can be a challenge to the mind: what if there’s...
What’s Love Got to Do with It?

What’s Love Got to Do with It?

Do you wonder what good love is in your life? Particularly when someone has broken your heart? (Are you old enough to remember the Tina Turner song?) From my perspective, love is EVERYTHING. I was recently infected with Covid-19 and spent 2.5 weeks being REALLY sick....
My Everchanging Story

My Everchanging Story

I grew up in the prosperous 1950s and 1960s in a middle-class U.S. family. I was abused at home and bullied at school. I started looking for answers when I was 15 and started exploring psychotherapy and spirituality. In what I still see as a kind of miracle, I won a...
Are You a Slave to Your Patterns?

Are You a Slave to Your Patterns?

What are your enslavement patterns? “What do you mean,” you’re thinking, “I’m a free person!” Are you really free, though? Are you free to be fully and spontaneously yourself in each moment, dreaming your life into existence one action at a time? I’m betting that...