The Meditation of Silence

The infinite power of silence doesn’t get enough, well, airtime. Which, in a roundabout way, is exactly the point. How, in this world of 24/7 entertainment, social media, news, programming, achievement, cost/benefit equations and do, do, do, can something as subtle as silence be honored (by talking about it?) or even acknowledged? Musicians will always tell…

Fun Stuff

Lately I’ve been observing this nifty little process occurring when I’m deciphering what’s right for me–see if you relate.  It goes something like this: 1.     1.  A feeling arises regarding what I want to do and I make a decision. 2.    2.   A lot of mind stuff appears regarding why I feel the way…

Giving Up

Often giving up is the only thing I can do. And then I remember: it’s also the best thing. Struggle, anguish, trying, frustration, anger, annoyance—we all experience dissonance, because we’re all human. The degree to which we feel it and how long it hangs around, however, are up to us: how quickly can you remember…