We seldom think of how our action, ego driven, can cause a reaction. Our ego rages away, meanwhile, somewhere else, there is a reaction. Violence happens. A life is lost or forever changed. We could never imagine taking responsibility for the damaged caused by that raging ego. We don't understand the concept of cause and... Continue Reading →
We turn our heads when we see things that are uncomfortable to us - someone berating a child, someone committing a violent act against another person or property - we simply look the other way. On a national level, we seem to unflinchingly ignore the serious characters flaws in our political candidates...whom we elect anyways.... Continue Reading →
And I heard, as it were, the noise of thunder: One of the four beasts saying: "Come and see." And I saw. And behold, a white horse. There's a man goin' 'round takin' names. An' he decides who to free and who to blame. Everybody won't be treated all the same. There'll be a... Continue Reading →
I would like to share my relationship story. My partner (we'll call her M) and I met at a retreat and quickly became attached at the hip. We dated for three months, then I moved in. A therapist once commented that we got our relationship equation backwards - " you two had started relating before... Continue Reading →
To get what we want in life takes will, patience and determination; there are no shortcuts.
Recent events have reminded me of the importance of the word we give, the promises we make, and their connection to our character. What is spoken in goodwill, should not be undone....for any reason. Broken promise litter the space of our connectedness leaving those who have seen the promise broken, scarred and bitter. Too many... Continue Reading →