Category: Wisdom

Are You a Clickabator?

Self-Abuse in the 21st Century Do you feel stressed out? Do you feel like there’s too much to do and too little time in which to do it? If so, you’re not alone. I’ve written in the past about our increasing need to stay connected with everything and everyone...

Lead, Follow, or Get Out of My Way

Where Are the Leaders? What are leaders supposed to do? Leaders are supposed to lead. Duh. Seems like a no-brainer, huh? Yet we see very little leading today in the news. We certainly see people in power spouting rhetoric and hyperbole – these are socially acceptable, polite ways of...

Memorials and Monuments

Are we destroying history? Monuments and statues symbolizing the Confederacy are being removed from public view in the United States at an increasing rate. Doesn’t this deprive our citizens of the memory of people who deserve to be remembered? No. Those protesting the removal of these monuments and statues...

“Only In New York”

I'm home for a week and using part of my time working on a new project I plan to have available to the public before the end of the year. In my research I ran across a piece I wrote in 2001. In light of the contentiousness of current times...

Are You Paralyzed or Progressing?

How do you feel about that question? Many people, including me, have gone through periods of feeling absolutely paralyzed due to conditions in our world that seem to be out of our control. When we allow issues to become monumental in our lives we can feel frozen, unable to...

Who Are You Listening To?

What is really important in your life? I mean, with all that’s going on in the world, what do we really need to know? Apparently several papers and the Internet media feel the impending divorce of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt is front page news. No, seriously. A local...

Why Rituals Are Important

Do you have sacred rituals in your life? Unless you are practicing a religion where ritual is part of worship this may not seem to be important to you. There’s a lot, however, to be said for ritual. First, we ALL have rituals in our life, whether we see...

What’s Your Daily Practice

Did you enjoy watching the 2016 Rio Olympics? In spite of the various controversies surrounding these Games, it’s hard not to be impressed with the dedication of the individual athletes. It was fascinating to watch the competitors mentally rehearse their routines before it was their turn to perform. But...

Can We Save the World?

I admit it. At times it’s just overwhelming to me. I don’t know about you, but sometimes the charity emails, social media postings about the great needs of people locally and around the global, and the unending mail delivered to my house requesting donations is just too much. I...

Say WHAT?!?

Theme for the Week of April 18: Consciousness Creates Reality “We believe that the manifest universe is the body of God.” – Ernest Holmes Say WHAT?!? Are you enjoying the themes so far this year? Please let me know what you think! While I’m committed to joining other spiritual...