“The purpose of life is to increase the warm heart. Think of other people. Serve other people sincerely. No cheating …” His Holiness The Dalai Lama And I don’t think the Dalai Lama would object to our wonderful four-legged friends as well. They certainly know how to increase the warm heart and comfort a weary […]
Our connection with the Divine or whatever face or name we give God is very personal. It is an intimate relationship. And we human beings, being we human beings, see and experience the divine in a multitude of ways. I don’t know about you, but I see and sense the Divine in many places – […]
We cannot escape relationships. They are everywhere. They are the connective tissue of life. Friend, spouse, child, sibling, coworker, or neighbor, life is filled with relationships of varying dimensions, spheres of influence, and intensity. Each of us is a product of some kind of connection. In fact, we are born into Relationship 101, a.k.a. our […]
In three minutes, Sabrina Benaim beautifully and powerfully explains the often misunderstood concept of depression. Brava! Very well done!
“We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already. We have the power to imagine better.” –J.K. Rowling in a commencement speech at Harvard University (June 5, 2008)
Ever have one of those seemingly endless stretches of time, when it feels as if all your get-up-and-go has got-up-and-went? You are not sick, per se. You just don’t give a damn anymore. Nothing matters much. After all of your full-speed-ahead decisions, choices and actions, you feel directionless. You are lost. You motivation is MIA. […]
Recent events in Minnesota, Louisiana and Texas have brought blood shed, once again, to our front doors. Our country is divided by skin color, religions, political affiliations, bank accounts, education, ethnicity, opportunities, and neighborhoods. So is our world. This violence is very painful — and scary, too. It reflects too much fear. And fear, like […]
At this critical time in history, it is more important than ever for us to pause and remember the courageous Elie Wiesel, tireless defender of peace and advocate for the persecuted, repressed and disenfranchised. Wiesel, age 87, died this weekend at his home in New York City. We will mourn his death. And we will […]
This is a short and inviting TED talk that reminds us that our idiosyncrasies can be a doorway to creativity and wholeness. Onward in loving and accepting our unique selves!
50 dead, 53 injured. Traumatized survivors. Doubled-over loved ones. A city, a state, a nation reeling in disbelief and horror. The worst mass shooting in US history. This kind of tragedy brings us to our knees. And it gives us pause. What can we do after Orlando? The short answer: love more. It’s that simple. […]