The Unwanting Soul

The unwanting soul sees what’s hidden, and the wanting soul sees only what it wants. – LaoZi A modest purity dwells in the silky silence of blades of grass sweeping away the sand grain by grain. The spirit must open wide to discover such rich experiences. Stop the time-clock and uncover a cosmos: beneath your …

Self Transcendence

The question is not what you look at, but what you see. It is only necessary to behold the least fact or phenomenon, however familiar, from a hair’s breadth aside from our habitual path or routine, to be overcome, enchanted by its beauty and significance. – Henry David Thoreau Glorious abundance greets me when I …

Believe in Yourself

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. — George Bernard Shaw So much of our lifetime is spent trying to survive and “get by”. The day to day exist everyone lives can be seem like drudgery or common. These lived moment are crammed with intimate details and myriads of meaning. Creating yourself …

The Repose of Nature

There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature. Henry David Thoreau Setting forth into nature, anxieties slowly melt away. As my footsteps spread out across the sand, elements of the natural world begin to replace the artificial reality which sustains me. Wild rhythms liberate …

Finding Your Own Way

Humans have survived for tens of thousands of years through cunning and guile. We are inventive animals that have created a myriad of ingenious ways to capture and consume. However our environment eventually overcomes our best laid plans. When met with failure we tend to drift for a time and seek the comfort of other …

Learn the Truth About Yourself

We all must make choices in life. We all make mistakes and suffer the miserable knots of regret. But the negative perspective can be transformed through willpower. The human will is a pliant force. This force can be a double edged sword however. Like this eel, our will can also trap us in a net …