Settling the Score

Though I am not a practicing Buddhist, the teachings of Buddhism attract me because they mesh with many of my values. Pema Chodron, a Buddhist teacher, has become a favorite author of mine. She is practical and easy to understand. Her books have helped me be more...

Ask & Tell

“When you talk about what you want and why you want it, there’s usually less resistance within you than when you talk about what you want and how you’re going to get it. When you pose questions you don’t have answers for, like how, where, when,...

Decisions

“There are no choices that are really a detour that will take you far from where you’re wanting to be – because your Inner Being is always guiding you to the next, and the next, and the next. So don’t be concerned that you may make a fatal...

What It’s About

“What is it all about? To get things done? No! Because you do them, and you undo them, and you do them, and you undo them, and you do them, and you undo them… What is the point in all of it? It is the thrill of the process along the way. Physical human...

Outrageous Desire

“Desire summons Life Force. If we must continue to be alive, we must continue to have new desire. You are not willing to let yourself outrageously want because when you outrageously want something that you haven’t found a way of getting, it is too...

Identify Your Values

“Personal strategic planning begins with your determining what it is you believe in and stand for- your values. Your values lie at the very core of everything you are as a human being… Your values, virtues and inner beliefs are the axle around which the...

Creating Choices

“Everything that comes into your experience comes because you have chosen (either deliberately or by default) to activate it and keep it activated long enough that because of the Law of Attraction there is enough momentum to bring it into your experience. Stuff does...

The Practice

“In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.” ~ Dalai Lama It’s February already! I always think of Valentine’s Day wishes for you at this time; I have so many I could send your way. I deeply believe that if you love...

Gratitude

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of...