Celebrating Mothering, In All Its Forms

May your Mother’s Day be celebrated with spring’s colorful flowers, and may the cards you give or receive be filled with gratitude and heartfelt wishes. This article is about mothering, in all its forms. Mothers. Everyone has one. Often where there is more than one child in the family, it is curiously surprising to hear …

Unfolding Our Intuition: Decision-Making Without Regrets

April, with its unfolding of petals and young sprouts so vegetative growth may take place, always reminds me of a similar process in us humans: the unfolding of wise inner direction through intuition for our personal growth to take place. When we can utilize our intuition, we receive corrective guidance enabling decision-making without regrets. Regret …

Valentine’s Day: The Day of Great Expectations

It’s a commonly held belief that love, and relationships go together, or that they must go together. Well, they don’t! They would have gone together if we were humans without personalities. But the reality is that personalities inevitably interrupt the flow of love between two people. Why? How? Having a personality means we carry judgments …

Awareness About Why Awareness Sucks

Why Awareness Sucks Awareness, by itself, does not do life or enable expansion.  It can increase pain: –Anger When we become aware how we could have avoided painful situations in the past, we often become angry at ourselves because we didn’t act differently. We become angry with ourselves because “we should have known better”.   …

The First of Two Major Obstacles to Transcending Awareness into Practice

In attempting to use our newfound awareness to enable us to act in a more evolved manner, we immediately come face to face with the first obstacle: our personality.  Every attempt to put new awareness to work, is met with this powerful force dragging us back to “old, familiar ways”.  Yes, our personality is a …

The Second Obstacle to Transcending Awareness into Practice

The second major obstacle in transcending awareness into action is timing.   Yes, our own, individual, unique timing can be a major obstacle in transcending awareness into practice.  When the “timing is right”, we do not have to move a finger, we do not have to put any effort at all.  Something we have been …