Daily Meditations

Buddhist Monk in Mountains

Find and respect your own stride

August 11, 2018

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; seek what they sought. — Basho  One of the dangers of following a hero is the temptation…

Morning Cues

August 10, 2018

There is an important message for us first thing every day. Often, once we get started with the day, we may not listen as closely to ourselves and life as…

Be aware of your heroes

August 09, 2018

Heroes and mentors can inspire and teach us to do great things with our lives. They can help point us in the right direction when we’re unsure. They can bring…

Holding Your Own

August 08, 2018

Trust yourself. Trust what you know. Sometimes, it is hard to stand in our own truth and trust what we know, especially when others would try to convince us otherwise.…

Cultivate awareness

August 07, 2018

Often the words “consciousness” and “awareness” are used interchangeably. . . . Consciousness is the pulsing vibration that is the essence of all things. Awareness is the individuating “I AM”…

Financial Responsibility

August 06, 2018

“When I began recovery from chemical dependency, I had to face my money mess stone cold sober, and I really had a mess,” said one woman. “I wasn’t able to…

Be present now

August 05, 2018

Take time, but not too much, to see where you want to go. Learn the lessons from your past. Then let go of yesterday. Let tomorrow take care of itself.…

Detaching with Love

August 04, 2018

Sometimes people we love do things we don’t like or approve of. We react. They react. Before long, we’re all reacting to each other, and the problem escalates. When do…

See for yourself

August 03, 2018

I have a friend who likes to hike and backpack. He always takes beautiful pictures of the places that he visits. After one trip he was telling me about a…

Our Good Points

August 02, 2018

What’s a codependent? The answer’s easy. They’re some of the most loving, caring people I know. — BEYOND CODEPENDENCY We don’t need to limit an inventory of ourselves to the…