Monthly: July 2018

Accepting Help

July 31, 2018

Some of us have felt so alienated that we’ve forgotten we’re not alone. We’ve come to believe that we have to do it ourselves. Some of us have been abandoned.…

Throwing Out the Rule Book

July 31, 2018

Many of us feel like we need a rule book, a microscope, and a warranty to get through life. We feel uncertain, frightened. We want the security of knowing what’s…

The beauty is easy to see

July 30, 2018

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end. — Ursula K. Le Guin One lesson road trips have…

Feelings and Surrender

July 29, 2018

Surrendering is a highly personal and spiritual experience. Surrender is not something we can do in our heads. It is not something we can force or control by willpower. It…

You’ll go where you look

July 28, 2018

There was only one tree in the landing area. Most of its leaves had been stripped away by the winter winds. I didn’t want to hit it, but that’s exactly…

Being Honest with Ourselves

July 27, 2018

Our relationship with ourselves is the most important relationship we need to maintain. The quality of that relationship will determine the quality of our other relationships. When we can tell…

Look where you’re going

July 26, 2018

“I have the controls!” Rob, my flight instructor said. He grabbed the yoke and turned the little Cessna away from an approaching plane. “Did you see him or hear him…

Letting Go of Chaos

July 25, 2018

No good work comes from unrest. Unrest, fear, anger, or sadness may motivate us. These feelings are sometimes intended to compel action. But our best work emerges after these feelings…

See naturally

July 24, 2018

I was talking to a friend one day about using visualization as a tool to help create the present and the future we desire. Visualization, or using the spiritual energy…

Controlling Versus Trust

July 23, 2018

There was a time in my life when I felt so afraid of and overwhelmed by the very act of living that I actually wanted to make out a schedule…