Reflections on Loneliness: the epidemic

This is a topic I am very familiar with.  Starting as a child, loneliness was a constant companion for me.  As an adult, I've had loneliness be present - a reminder of what I experience when I shut down (isolate). When my partner participated in experiential learning opportunities (on two separate occasions) that had her... Continue Reading →

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The Courage to Change

  https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/sep/29/pine-ridge-indian-reservation-south-dakota I listen to and read this power piece on the recent sobriety of the Lakota people on the Pine Ridge Reservation. They collectively, have chosen to break free from the powerful addiction of alcohol, and move out from the dark cloud of oppression. The courage to change is probably right up there with... Continue Reading →

Fatherhood

    Nate came through the revolving door at the airport, saw me and ran straight into our hug.  His first visit back to New Mexico since his move east one year ago.  Seeing how much he'd grown and matured, I just let myself feel the pride, love and happiness circulating within me at that... Continue Reading →

The Wisdom Path Podcast – Launching soon!

    With much anticipation, we have begun recording creatives and storytellers for the Wisdom Path Podcast. With a heavy duty schedule of recording happening now, soon we will be releasing inspired stories of creativity from people in the world of literature, fine arts and life. Please look for updates at http://www.facebook.com/wisdompathpodcast/ or on Instagram... Continue Reading →

The Grasp Behind the Want

Woke up this morning, grasping for a way to be grounded.  I wanted to feel different or feel something "better than" yesterday.  Feeling like crap and wondering if anything would ever change.  Questioning everything. Have you ever woken up, wondering how is today different than yesterday, than last year, than five years ago?  Yesterday was... Continue Reading →

Step One – The Stillness

How do I prepare for personal and spiritual growth?  What skills or tools do I need to help me build fortitude and clarity (and why?).  The first step is a practice or ritual that starts my day off.  I'm talking about meditation. I've been practicing meditation since 2012. I have watched meditation explode in recent months,... Continue Reading →

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