Essentialism

Essentialism

For the first time in months I found myself struggling to write my Musing. I even had a strong inspiration, a phenomenal book called “Essentialism” by Geoff McKeown. So, as I waited to connect to my muse, my “golden thread,” it finally dawned on me. I don’t need to...
Enjoyment Versus Attachment

Enjoyment Versus Attachment

“In the end, it doesn’t matter how many breaths you take, but how many moments took your breath away.”                                                                                    Shing Xiong* I am currently staying at a home in the Berkeley Hills with an...
Centered Expansion

Centered Expansion

A dream come true has landed in my lap. A stunning north Berkeley home with an expansive, beautifully landscaped garden, has been gifted to me as a home base for a month. A month! It was exactly the vision I put out last year, then as part of my personal practice, I...
The Unexpected Change

The Unexpected Change

“You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.” Woodrow...
Finding Beauty

Finding Beauty

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.” Ralph Waldo Emerson As I’m writing this, it’s just past dawn and the cardinals are singing.  There’s a myriad of things right in front of me where I could place my...