The IS of Incognito (February 29th) …

February 29 – The IS of Incognito: “Disappear” for the day … Let loved ones know that you’re doing so (though do not tell them, or anyone else, where you’re going) and head somewhere you’ve never been before while keeping your name and personal history to yourself. You are allowed to invent a “new persona” […]

A New Day (February 28th) …

February 28 – A New Way: Go for a one-hour walk today — backwards … (Remember to smile while doing so). Of course, the first question that crossed my mind was: What does this activity have to do with selfless service? Indeed, it is not immediately apparent that this task is relevant to our Quest […]

Tightening your Touch (February 27th) …

February 27 – Tightening your Touch: Wear gloves all day today to see how it feels to Live with a dampened sense of touch … Every hour, take off your gloves for five (5) minutes and focus on your renewed sense, consciously touching as many different types of surfaces as you can in your immediate […]

Humbling the Ego (February 26th) …

February 26 – Humbling the Ego: Note initially that humbling your ego has nothing to do with humiliating it. Ironically, it is our lack of true Humility that opens the door for us to be susceptible to humiliation. Indeed, only the proud person can muster the arrogance necessary to grant another person an authority over […]

Unconventional Gestures (February 25th) …

February 25 – Unconventional Gesture: Invent a new hand gesture (e.g. for “maybe” or “yes” or “Great!”) — making it flowing, unusual and Respect-full. Be sure you know what it means and let that meaning further Joy or Happiness or Peace or Wonder. During the day, use the new gesture at least once per hour, […]

Magick Mailbox (February 24th) …

February 24 – Magick Mailbox: Wait until this evening and anonymously decorate a neighbor’s mailbox. Use this morning to come up with creative ideas for its decoration and the afternoon to procure the necessary supplies for the same. Attempt to make the mailbox both an Inspiration and a Wonder for all who encounter it … […]

Honoring a Hero (February 23rd) …

February 23 – Honoring a Hero: Name your current residence after your primary hero/role model. Be clever and Respect-full, both with your choice of hero and how you express that choice. Hang a sign(s) somewhere in your domicile to make it “official”. Bonus Activity: Order new mailing labels & include your new home’s name on […]

Mind Wanting More … (02/23/11)

Only a beige slat of sun above the horizon, like a shade pulled not quite down.  Otherwise, clouds.  Sea rippled here and there.  Birds reluctant to fly. The mind wants a shaft of sun to stir the gray porridge of clouds, an osprey to stitch sea to sky with its barred wings, some dramatic music: […]

Making today Sacred (February 22nd) …

 February 22 – Making Today Sacred: Make today a personal holiday (do some research if necessary) … Inform others about your unique Holy Day and celebrate it with them creatively. To get started with this task, I figured I’d research the history of February 22nd – to see if anything notorious worth celebrating happened […]

Color-roaming (February 21st) …

February 21 – Color-Roaming: Take a few moments this morning and identify both your most-favorite & least-favorite colors (If they are still pertinent, use the same colors from February 13’s task). All morning thereafter, let your least-favorite color make your “decisions” for you, saying “yes” to it all morning. At lunchtime, head out and “follow” […]

De-craving comfort (February 20th) …

February 20 – De-Craving Comfort: Remove all the typical “comforters” from your life today — When you awaken, use no slippers. Shower cold. If feasible, “use the bathroom” outside. Eat cold bread and drink only water for breakfast (no butter & no jam). Drive to and from work without using your car’s heater or radio […]