What is “the Middle Way”? … (12/31/11)

A question was posed:  If Jesus was betrayed and if he did die to absolve me of my sin, then it seems reasonable to assume that someone is to blame … And yet, if blame of self and blame of the other are the same, what is the third option?  What is the Middle Way? […]

Put your Prayers to the Pen … (12/30/11)

“Dancing in all its forms cannot be excluded from the curriculum of all noble education; dancing with the feet, with ideas, with words, and, need I add that one must also be able to dance with the pen?” ~ Nietzsche Love must be done to BE, and yet there are many ways to dance Love’s […]

on taking the Final Step … (12/29/11)

“Realize that you are the generator of all emotions, that you control your reaction to anyone and any situation … With courage, focus your awareness in the chalice of the heart … Your heart beat is connected to the vibrations of the planet … It is your mission, your purpose, to consciously use this power […]

the top 10 things “the dead” want to relay … (12/29/11)

Mike Dooley recently posted a list of “the top 10 things ‘dead people’ want you to know” … Seeing as how it’s making it’s rounds through the Internet, and seeing as how it seems to represent a few ideals that could very well lead you to suffer needlessly, I thought a brief commentary would be […]

on nothing & everything … (12/29/11)

“So many conditions intertwined in the mind. One must unravel thousands of knots and at times when we unravel one we accidentally create a new one. The labor is great and can only be accomplished with love; love of the labor first and then love of the individuals who knotted us to begin with. Once […]

To Live, Love … (12/29/11)

“Choose Life over the other stuff. Get out of your head. LIVE. Dress up. Eat. Touch people. Help out. Give up. LOVE people. Give your best away. There’s more. What’s the problem? Relax. You’re going to die. DANCE. Throw a party. Eat off my plate. SING to me. Get a massage. GIVE one. Let your […]

True Peace … (12/26/11)

The first Path to true Peace (discussed in yesterday’s post) is easy to forget and yet just as easy to re-member — simply pause in any given moment of any given day to re-mind yourself how Beauty-full it is to be alive (with Now being allWays the best time to do so). It is an […]

a Tribute to Dad … (12/08/11)

As I mentioned in my previous post, I don’t really make a big deal about my own birthday anymore … After all, I don’t feel like I did anything “special” on this day those few years ago that merits ME being honored … Rather, it was my mother & my father who “did the work” […]

a Tribute to Mom … (12/08/11)

I don’t really make a big deal about my birthday anymore … After all, what did I do on this day those few years ago that merits ME being honored? Nothing really … Rather, it was my mother & my father who “did the work” that day — it is they who deserve to be […]

Love Lives On … (12/07/11)

“There is no Love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without Love.” ~ Bryant H. McGill “Forgiveness is the final form of Love.” ~ Reinhold Niebuhr “While a relationship that ends never truly began, it only takes one to keep Love alive.” ~ anonymous …