The Courage To Love

The Courage To Love

We can realize it’s an act of courage to love, care and connect with others My friend died this week. I’m “shook,” sad and in shock. When I came to town, he and his friends would always come to my dinner parties as a trio.  I called them...
Doing Without Doing

Doing Without Doing

“Our lives are lived in intense and anxious struggle, in a swirl of speed and aggression, in competing, grasping, possessing and achieving, forever burdening ourselves with extraneous activities and preoccupations.” Sogyal Rinpoche, Offerings I recently learned of an...
Constriction

Constriction

Constriction has been showing up a lot lately. By constriction I mean fear, sadness, worry, uncertainty, anger, loss… you get the picture. I’ve been hearing about it, I’ve been feeling it, and of course there has been a flood of it on news broadcasts and other...
The Broken Butterfly

The Broken Butterfly

I kept searching for a different inspiration for this Musing. But try as I might, the inspiration for this month’s contemplation persisted. You see, I transplanted two of my pineapples into pots around my backyard. In digging the plants up, I was so preoccupied with...
Nothing but Change…

Nothing but Change…

Life. There are a thousand teachers who claim they have the secret to it. Counselors and therapists will provide us with the skills for it. Sages, philosophers, and Guru’s will guide us through it. Yet ultimately, we each must show up to our own life. Good, bad, or...