Meditation on Allowing the Losses and Deaths of Life to Teach Us to FLY

You know how some people are all about the angst, anger, and/or sorrow?  Think of a moody actor, raging singer, or heartbroken poet.  I am NOT that.  I'm quite the opposite, as I'm wired to want ALL the good feels and NONE of the rest.  At least that's how I am when I'm not acting … Continue reading Meditation on Allowing the Losses and Deaths of Life to Teach Us to FLY

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The Gospel in Star Wars: While Negativity is Quick, Easy, and Normal, We Can Always Choose the Joy of Positivity

I love Christmas and the holiday season around it. We had an especially sweet and fun series of celebrations in my family in December. That said, I definitely had moments I regretted: Not helping as much as I’d like with dishes, an ill-placed word to my wife, moments of being disconnected from the family and … Continue reading The Gospel in Star Wars: While Negativity is Quick, Easy, and Normal, We Can Always Choose the Joy of Positivity

Love is the Essence of What Christmas is: Life Lessons from My Daughter

Will you engage this moment with kindness or with cruelty, with love or with fear, with generosity or scarcity, with a joyous heart or an embittered one? This is your choice and no one can make it for you. If you choose kindness, love, generosity, and joy, then you will discover in that choice the … Continue reading Love is the Essence of What Christmas is: Life Lessons from My Daughter

Meditation on Reveling In Life/Becoming Being a Never-Ending Journey

There is SO MUCH to learn in life.  There are ENDLESS ways we get to grow, change, and become more peaceful, joyful, and loving.  Along these lines, did you know the Jewish conception of the soul, "nephesh", is NOT something preexistent or static "but emergent--forming in and through physicality and relational experience."  As journalist and … Continue reading Meditation on Reveling In Life/Becoming Being a Never-Ending Journey