Category Archives: Enlightenment

The Dragon and the Princess

I love this story of The Dragon and the Princess that I found in After the Ecstasy, The Laundry by Jack Kornfield.  It was sitting in my drafts folder and I wanted to share it now for you to read … Continue reading

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Blown away by Brand

I love how Russell Brand uses his hyperkinetic public presence to spread the message that we are human beings capable of accessing the spiritual presence that surrounds us and that all that matters to any of us is Love.

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New year, new clarity, new goal

In the year 2014, I’m going to continue to express from the heart while refining my writing. I wanted to share my new “about this blog” page here.  It was written originally as a response to a blog post over … Continue reading

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Accepting the way things are

I woke up sick this morning.  I laid weirdly on my neck last night and had induced feelings of vertigo, which lasted a long time.  I almost thought it was the flu, but it turned out it wasn’t.  This feeling … Continue reading

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The gift of forgetting our history

It’s hard to believe I was ever afraid of this man.  But I was.  It’s hard to believe I was ever mistrustful of this man.  But I was.  It’s hard to believe I was ever mean to this man.  But … Continue reading

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