Unicorns are the national animal of Scotland and other magical things

“When all your desires are distilled; You will cast just two votes: To love more, And be happy.”—Hafiz Wow! This is a rather strange admission for a writer to make, but sometimes that’s the only thing I can really say. Wow! Well that and, of course, thank you, thank you, thank you! I have just […]

Let it be beautiful!

“If you allow it, your life will flow into zones of astonishment you could never invent.”–Martha Beck Happy Friday, my wonderful cosmic tribe! I’m heading to Scotland tomorrow so I wanted to check in and tell you how grateful I am for each and every one of you. Please know your support and love keep […]

The joys of being abnormal

“We’re all quietly aching for something to celebrate.”—Mark Nepo I just ordered Gabor Mate’s new book, The Myth of Being Normal, and can’t wait to read it. The nearly 80-something physician argues that society trains us to suppress our own needs and authentic selves in order to fit in.  I always called it following rules […]

Everything leans on everything else

“The only true privilege in life is to love.”– -Justin Faerman I’m totally jazzed about meeting some of you at this Sunday’s Amazingly Awesome Benefit Concert for the Taz Grout 222 Foundation. It’s such an honor to be surrounded by so much support, so much love, so much possibility. Even if you are on the […]

Stay close to the love

“Everything rises to truth.”—Emma Curtis Hopkins Oh my gosh, you guys! I’m super excited and grateful and well, I probably oughta warn you right now: this post may get a bit annoying. For one thing, I’m heading out tomorrow on my first travel assignment in a really long time. I’m going to the Yerkes Observatory […]

Why I officially bench the ego each morning

“The knowledge of how to joyfully live simply is still within us. Stand still, stop running, just BE.”—Robert Wolff So I collect stories about people of a certain age who still bike, dance, hike up mountains. For example, I once wrote about Lou Batori, a Hungarian-born aeronautical engineer who skied (he even had his own […]

The brilliance of not having a clue

“Throw your dreams into space like a kite. It could bring back a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.”–Anais Nin I’m a sucker for a good manifestation story. And two recently plopped into my inbox that I’ve decided to share because they’re both Exhibit A in demonstrating the power of […]

Agents of joy unite!

“When we remain in our heads, we are exiled to a realm that cannot feel the world’s intimacy or its harmony.”—Philip Shepherd I had a wonderful conversation today with a pair of Unity ministers who also happen to be here in Mexico. We were talking about the invisible revolution that’s underway across the planet, how […]

Practice being fictional

“And you too have come into the world to go easy, to be filled with light and to shine.”—Mary Oliver My daughter, Taz, is such a genius. Even though she no longer has a body, she’s able to send the most miraculous signs and messages my way. And that’s saying something since her mom, me, […]

No expectations, no problems

“If the fire for happiness burns in you, there will be a moment of courage when you stop, step away from the force of conditioning and let yourself be still.”—Gail Brenner Anyone who has ever read any of my books or follows this blog knows I have a deep and abiding love affair with quotations. […]