Home of the Great Spirit

The Great Spirit is in all things, he is in the air we breathe. The Great Spirit is our Father, but the Earth is our Mother. She nourishes us, that which we put into the ground she returns to us…. Prayer of Big Thunder (Bedagi) a member of the Wabanaki Alonquin First People People should …

Creative Spirit

No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit. – Ansel Adams Each of us views the world through a unique looking glass. Our physical senses experience the world …

Making Positive Connections

Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so. – Noam Chomsky This is no time for pessimism, hatred and fatalism. Globally, societies are being disrupted and lives are being threatened. Humanity …

Manifest Beauty

You know it is one of the most marvelous things in life to discover something unexpectedly, spontaneously, to come upon something without premeditation, and instantly to see the beauty, the sacredness, the reality of it. But a mind that is seeking and wanting to find is never in that position at all. – Jiddu Krishnamurti …

Ecological Awareness

For most of history, man has had to fight nature in order to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it. – Jacques Cousteau Great unnatural changes are taking place around the world. When I was young, most people were not concerned about protecting nature. …

Simple Taoist Meditation

Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity. Voltaire Meditation is an ancient practice that predates written history. There have been artistic depictions of meditation in the Indian subcontinent going back over 7,000 years. There are countless forms of meditative practices written …

Manifesting Creativity

Positive Light is the spiritual energy within us all. Stand in a positive light and illuminate the way forward for yourself and for others. The Opening sentence from my semi-autobiographical novella Positive Light. Today I am posting excerpts from the first five pages. ÔÇťOpening a sacred interchange with the divine clarifies the spirit’s struggle for …

The Power of Love

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. – Jimi Hendrix Love is the most powerful force in the Universe. There is nothing stronger than love, and love is manifested in many ways. Today I discovered two pieces of bamboo – far from their origin in Asia – …

Winter Comes

If winter comes, can spring be far behind? – Percy Shelley The Winter Solstice has arrived. This day is time of great potency. Perhaps the first day of winter is humanity’s oldest holiday. These are the days of short sunlight and long darkness. Around the world, monumental structures, such as Stonehenge, have been built to …

You Mustn’t Miss the Dawn

You mustn’t miss the dawn. It will never be just like this again. – Georgia O’Keeffe There are many advantages to rising early. The fresh energy that washes over your body as the sun, still below the horizon, begins to excite the air. The atmosphere comes to life with a low pulsing dynamism. The clouds …