Right Here and Right Now.

Before enlightenment, I chopped wood and carried water. After enlightenment, I chopped wood and carried water. – Zen Saying I’ll never forget my first taste of enlightenment. I was sitting [...]

A Little Perspective on Setbacks.

This has been a week filled with setbacks for me. Nothing earth shattering, but worse than pesky annoyances that I can choose to ignore. I’ll share two with you as a teaching tool. 1)  While [...]

Be Quiet. Be Still.

While I can’t debate the merits of this argument from a scientific point of view, I can say that I’ve found it to be true on many levels. In my garden, for instance, the empty space left by the [...]

Get To Know Yourself. You’re Pretty Amazing.

The summer before our son headed off to high school, we decided to have him assessed to learn more about the way his mind works. Because he had always been a bright and curious kid with a [...]