A New Renaissance

The Cosmos is all that is or was or ever will be. Our feeblest contemplations of the Cosmos stir us — there is a tingling in the spine, a catch in the voice, a faint sensation, as if a distant memory, of falling from a height. We know we are approaching the greatest of mysteries. …

Time for Change

You never change things by fighting the existing reality.To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. – Buckminster Fuller The time for change is Right NOW. Change has come to the planet in the form of a death threat from a microscopic creature. About half the planet is now under …

For Those We Love

A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses that moment of experience from which to look back or from which to look ahead. – Graham Greene So many people are posting about who they staying inside for. I am staying inside for my wife and for my children. My kids are all adults …

Our Journey Together

The world, as we have created it, is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking. – Albert Einstein Rainbows occur during the storm, not after it. They are shimmering signs of what is to come once the storm passes. Around the world, there is an upwelling of love and …

We All Are Cousins

Come away, o human child! To the waters and the wild, With a fairy, hand in hand, For the world’s more full of weeping, Than you can understand. – W.B. Yeats Great unknowns sprout and multiply daily, or so it seems. My lovely daughter in LA was told last night to scurry inside and stay …

Rewrite Your Life Story

If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten. – Rudyard Kipling These are historic times. Monumental changes are happening to societies around the world. Little of the once “normal” life will go untouched by this cataclysm. But we are not helpless. We are not hopeless and simply cast adrift …

Final Winter Day

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade. – Charles Dickens A stillness is falling here. A palpable apprehensiveness lurks in the shadows. The final day of winter has arrived. In an odd turn …

Cheerfulness Appears from Within

Cheerfulness, it would appear, is a matter which depends fully as much on the state of things within, as on the state of things without and around us. – Charlotte Brontë There is a terrible sickness spreading around the world. A grim shadow has fallen across many societies. Negative energy has gripped many hearts. Pessimistic …

Be One with the Wild

I thought of the wilderness we had left behind us, open to sea and sky, joyous in its plenitude and simplicity, perfect yet vulnerable, unaware of what is coming, defended by nothing, guarded by no one. – Edward Abbey Check out my wife and I clamming on Youtube Children are taught human beings have five …