The quality of my life is interconnected with the nature of what I devote myself to. Each day we give our time, energy, and attention to/for something. In other words, moment-by-moment we literally give the gift of our lives away.The only question is for what? Whether I'm aware of it or not, on the daily my thoughts and … Continue reading Giving the Gift of YOU
When I make dinner I listen to music, while dancing and singing (loudly). In fact, not long ago I was especially into a song, and mid-chorus saw a lady walking by outside give me an "are you possessed?" look. Whether you can carry a tune or not, there's something powerful and healing about singing at the … Continue reading Sing at the Top of Your Lungs!
Do you ever feel haunted by your past? Are there moments where something in the present triggers a negative memory, which then goes into loop mode in your head and sends you on a downward spiral? Me neither! 😉 On a serious note, though, the other day I found myself in said place; stuck in … Continue reading Creating an Upward Spiral
Hi Beautiful! When you read or hear the term “God”, what comes to mind? If you’re like me, our stereotypical notion of a bearded man up in heaven is NOT something very tangible, apparent, relatable, or possibly even believable … and I’ve been a Christian my whole life! I don’t say this to disturb or … Continue reading God as a Verb
When you bring to mind someone, or thing, who hurt or wronged you, what happens in your body and spirit? Believe it or not, these days the person who most fits that category in my neck of the woods, bringing bodily tension and energetic chaos, is me! For my 6am Monday morning yoga class I … Continue reading Invitation to Embody Forgiveness
Even though it’s been five years and I’m incredibly happy, I’m still sometimes quite pissed at my second wife for divorcing me. In a righteous anger sort of way. After this year’s event marking the fiftieth anniversary of MLK Jr.’s death, an observer noted how “angry” some of the black speakers seemed in contrast to white presenters’ … Continue reading How Does “Anger” Belong When Love is the Point?