Inner-Mastery Mentoring

Essays For Evolution

My Most Recent Musings

The Inner Pendulum

The Inner Pendulum

You can never, no matter how hard you try, be anyone else but yourself. Yet contemplate just for a moment how often content moves through your “mind-field,” which implies you should be different. Even slightly different. The field of our mind is tracking thoughts,...

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Changes and Choices

Changes and Choices

Many people have heard the phrase “trying to change the outside, to change the inside.” Or the 12-step slogan “there’s no geographic cure.” Usually, these dismiss the concept of making changes on the outside to guarantee life feeling differently internally,...

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The Courage To Love

The Courage To Love

We can realize it's an act of courage to love, care and connect with othersMy 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 the Three Amigos. There's a...

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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, OfferingsI recently learned of an...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Getting Stopped

Getting Stopped

“Stop. Please, just stop.” David Carse, “Perfect, Brilliant, Stillness. The next lines which followed the above quote were: “Stop talking, stop objecting. Just for a momentlet quietness happen.Notice how you cannot do that, you cannot bring that about. Notice how...

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Shadow Times

Shadow Times

Today I saw an article in my news feed which reported that in the United States about 140,000 kids have lost a parent or “parenting” relative to Covid-19. The quoted psychologist said that this would affect them until “at least until age 18.” As a former Bereavement...

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La Familia

La Familia

The other night I went to my friends, Abby and Frankie’s, for dinner. Abby and Frankie have been together since the moment they met as Freshman at the University of Florida. Abby’s family was originally from Manhattan and Jewish, and Frankie’s family were Cuban,...

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