As spring approaches, there are many surprises at hand…like a sudden snowstorm, people coming and going on vacations, or friends moving on from our lives. These surprises can confuse the body and confound the mind so much so that clear thinking seems unattainable. Continue reading
Is there a good reason for pain in our physical body? We live in a world of pain and ecstasy – comfort and discomfort. It’s a good reminder of how attached we are to seeing ourselves only as physical beings. The Dalai Lama has often said “the back has pain” or “the body has pain” as he carefully points out that he is not his body. Continue reading
Finding our own inner strength can be a winding journey rather than a direct path. This year there are waves of energy hitting our planet to increase our awareness and expand our intuition. Sometimes this energy can seem like a ripple that gets our attention or a brick that changes everything. It is different for everyone. Yet, pay attention!!
After trying meditation, journaling, walking and reading numerous books, I still don’t feel like I know my true self.
Getting in touch with our intuitive knowing can be a challenge that gets the best of us at times. Knowing whether you are in touch with your inner self is a combination of both hindsight and being present. At first, things happen and when we think back (hindsight) to just before they happened, we had an inkling of what was going to happen. I remember cutting my hand as I held a potato in one hand and a knife in the other. Continue reading
Tim didn’t know why he responded so quickly with anger, judgment, and projection, but he was seeing the result of this behavior in his relationship with his wife and it scared him. His wife was close to walking out the door – forever.
When he called he said he just didn’t know where the anger was coming from. I mentioned that anger is often a cover-up for fear (paranoia is the extreme) or sadness (depression is the extreme). The voice on the other end went silent and then, softly muffled sobs. Continue reading