Imagining a new world

“Joy is to fun what the deep sea is to a puddle.  It’s a feeling inside that can hardly be contained.”–Terry Pratchett In response to a comment on my last blog post, I stated that I have a crush on all of humanity. And I meant it.  We humans are utterly fascinating creatures, star dust […]

Boundary or Itty-Bitty Box?

“Love is a built-in strength that’s far more effective than all the usual means of self-defense.”—D. Patrick Miller It’s de rigueur these days to set boundaries. It’s okay for so and so to do this, but if he dares step over this self-imposed line in my sand, it’s curtains for him. Here’s why I prefer […]

Why it’s time to be recklessly generous and relentlessly kind

“We need a million Martin Luther Kings to show up right now.”—Kyle Cease Josh Radnor, the guy who played Ted Mosby on How I Met Your Mother, is one of my heroes. He meditates daily and knows the inner landscape (not the trappings of Hollywood) is the important thing. I thought it would be a […]

Be recklessly generous and relentlessly kind

“It’s not our job to play judge and jury, to determine who is worthy of our kindness and who is not. We just need to be kind, unconditionally and without ulterior motive, even – or rather, especially – when we’d prefer not to be.”–Josh Radnor Left to its own devices, the human mind is quick […]

Be recklessly generous and relentlessly kind.

“All right is almost always where we eventually land, even if we fuck up entirely along the way.”–Cheryl Strayed 
I decided to headline today’s blog post with those words of wisdom, not because it’s exactly the topic I’ll be discussing, but because those two intentions match mine. My topic today is Gabrielle Bernstein’s e-Course “God […]

“Light is going to win.”—Michael Beckwith

“Don’t fight forces; use them.”― Buckminster Fuller With all the apparent dysfunction in the news, I thought this would be a good time to point out some of the good that’s “trending,” to use a word that might have been invented by Twitter, right now. 1. We have a pope who is open and loving […]

Why it’s time for an intervention from the relentless 24/7 media

“Violence is interesting which makes it a great obstacle to world peace and more thoughtful television programming.” –P.J. O’Rourke Crisis, conflict and violence are the prevailing themes of our 24/7 media. If some stranger talked to us the way newscasters do, we’d tell them to go jump in a lake. Likewise, if our boyfriends made […]