Maybe, like me, you have had experiences that make you wonder where conscience has gone. Because it seems to have disappeared in this current world of ours. Two really good doctors we see brought this to mind recently. Our GI doctor tells us his findings after a colonoscopy, right then and there. . . .
After the Golden Globes, I saw sporadic criticism of the movie, La La Land from people who didn't think the actors merited the award. "They couldn't sing or dance well." "The story was unrealistic." "LA isn't like that." "The ending was hokey." Blah blah blah. Well, I saw the film and I loved . . .
Could this be any prettier? I'm going to have one of these in my house at all times. This entire post is about peonies, so rest your eyes a while, and your mind, too, on these gorgeous blooms. Did you know the peony is the official floral symbol of China? It's deeply connected to royalty and honor. . . .
Who would've thought listening --real listening, without distraction --- would be such a rarity in the 21st century? That kind of listening that shows our complete focus is on the other person, that we are really taking in what they have to say, what's on their mind, their point, the spoken stuff . . .
My friend, Charles Brady, who is a real poet, wrote this brilliant poem about the Massacre at Bowling Green and our post-truth world. I shall say no more as the poem speaks for itself. Brilliance. Kentucky Waltz In Bowling Green, the skies were gray, that winter morn, yet children played, not . . .
I've had experiences and moments during which I knew without a doubt that we are infinite spiritual beings. When I think about those experiences, those moments, I feel something that can only be compare to euphoria, only the biggest, best euphoria I've ever experienced. It has nothing to do with . . .
This is the truth. Or, as they used to say, "Word!" Maybe we just assumed we'd be....fill in the blank. Maybe it's what our parents wanted for us. Maybe we thought our horizons were limited, that we couldn't be anything else. Maybe we got stuck in a rut. Maybe we've been on autopilot. Maybe . . .
So what's the Whole 30? It's a 30-day clean eating plan that eliminates all dairy, grains and sugar from your diet. It's a way to truly detox without taking any supplements or doing anything except limiting your diet. It's also meant to change your relationship with food so you can look at it more . . .
I'll be back from school in Virginia Beach over the weekend. This is the last of the guest posts that have been running in my absence. And here's one on spiritual cleansing that I love. Especially because I'm at my final residency in the past-life regression program at Atlantic University, the . . .
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