Connecting, Interbeing, The New Story

This American Strife

Since everything is but an apparition, Perfect in being what it is, acceptance or rejection Having nothing to do with good or bad, You might as well burst out laughing! ~Longchenpa No more death statistics. People are dying; this is known. People who can are staying home. I am staying home. Corona retreat, we call… Continue reading This American Strife

Connecting, Dharma Teachings, Interbeing, Living from the Heart, Mindfulness, The New Story

Inseparable

Why lay yourself on the torturer’s rack of the past and future? The mind that tries to shape tomorrow beyond its capacities will find no rest. ~ Rumi, That lives in us I am a planner (Hard as I've tried not to be. I adore calendars, plotting, projections, itineraries, goals.) And now there are no… Continue reading Inseparable

Connecting, Interbeing, Living from the Heart, New Paradigm in Practice, The New Story

How to Retreat

We're in a "state of emergency"; lock down the planet, no one gets out alive; we're all gonna die! Coronavirus slash COVID-19 panic and fear are dominating the airwaves 24/7. Everything is changing. all the time, and always has, and now humanity is being forced to slow down and ground. To separate and unite, somehow.… Continue reading How to Retreat

Connecting, New Paradigm in Practice, Poetry, Power

I am Nature

Nature as a reflection of our inherent nature. I am the yellow cornfield. I am the vast sky. I am the green gray clouds of a storm brewing on an April morning. I am the third eye of the hurricane. I am the bucking tornado. I am the temblor. I am the wave that pulls… Continue reading I am Nature

Connecting, Dharma Teachings, Interbeing, Living from the Heart

Inner Fire Aspirations

{Please read the full post on Elephant Journal} May our minds be clear and discerning. May our efforts be focused and balanced. May we allow our emotions to flow. May we honor our physical and subtle bodies. May we bring love, freedom, and truth into everything we do. May we be present. May we awaken.… Continue reading Inner Fire Aspirations