Safety and Sanctuary

Safety and Sanctuary

I’ve been lethargic in the writing of this piece. After a few brief forays, poking and pecking at what might become “The Next Blog,” Megan my brilliant Webmaster told me to “Get on it,” but more diplomatically. I went to Grand Junction in Colorado for a dental...
Thoughts About Shadow

Thoughts About Shadow

The Swiss psychiatrist, Carl Jung, coined the term “shadow.” Psychologically, “shadow” refers to unresolved beliefs and feelings repressed within our unconscious as a means of protection. The unconscious is…well, unconscious. Hidden from view. Because these...
Being Gentle in Times of Coronavirus

Being Gentle in Times of Coronavirus

  I was originally intending to write this blog on the subject of the flow state. I was motivated as I’m scheduled to teach a class on the Flow State on July 16 depending on the state of… everything. My usual process when writing an article is a great deal...
RAIN DANCE

RAIN DANCE

There is a lovely acronym that’s been sprouting up in the lexicon of self-care and self-healing that I’ve found very useful. That acronym is RAIN. Tara Brach, a distinctive voice in Western Buddhism, is a terrific resource for exploring the RAIN process. Hmm....
The Creative Process – Beauty is a Byproduct

The Creative Process – Beauty is a Byproduct

“You use a mirror to see your face, you use art to see your soul.” George Bernard Shaw Mark Nepo, the prolific poet, transformational writer, and cancer survivor has a new book out in 2019 called “drinking from the river of light – the life of expression,”...
Welcome Home

Welcome Home

People say that what we are all seeking is the meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive. —Joseph Campbell, in an interview with Bill Moyers As Bob Dylan said in one of his songs, “I’m...