Yoga vs. the Board of Education

I believe the more we come together to discuss what troubles us, in a civil manner, the better for all. But when we make decisions based on “beliefs”, versus real personal experience/knowledge or a viable eminent threat, we tread down a rabbit hole…quickly.

Do we miss opportunities and openings because we are moving too fast?

Have you ever seen a hummingbird fly by?  It reminds me of how I move through the world at times. In other words, moving too fast to be able to enjoy the finite moments in life. For example, my son recently came to visit me for 30 days. He arrived July 31st. We had aContinue reading “Do we miss opportunities and openings because we are moving too fast?”

Fear and loathing in the USA

  I was recently pointed to an article in the New Yorker called “Doomsday Prep for the Super Rich”.  The article talks about how Silicon Valley executives and their colleagues on Wall Street have been quietly preparing for an array of potential apocalyptic events. So when the SHTF, they’re bailing out! There are over 7Continue reading “Fear and loathing in the USA”

Taking Action – in love and relating

I would like to share my relationship story. My partner (we’ll call her M) and I met at a retreat and quickly became attached at the hip.  We dated for three months, then I moved in.   A therapist once commented that we got our relationship equation backwards – ” you two had started relating beforeContinue reading “Taking Action – in love and relating”

Taking Action – advocacy and the will to help others

The young man needed work and was willing to go door to door to ask.  He said “I need the money so I won’t have to sleep on the streets.  It’s really hard to find a place to stay when you’re on your own”.  I could feel my throat tighten.  Such a simple request, yetContinue reading “Taking Action – advocacy and the will to help others”