Category Archives: Learnings

Transition: Reset

I lean against the heavy door of 2018 and knock as loudly as I am able. It does not budge. I try the doorknob. It is still locked as before. I turn, put my back against it, and slide down to … Continue reading

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On Being Gentle

What is the attitude I need in order to weather the current emotional swings of these turbulent times? The word “gentle” kept coming up, and I realized that I did not understand what that meant. Continue reading

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Pulling Weeds

The Art of Pulling Weeds is an exceedingly meditative practice. It is not simply about pulling plants out of the ground; it is about doing so mindfully and in awareness. Anyone can pull up weeds; however to do it well, … Continue reading

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Rat In The Attic

A True Tale of Urban Shamanic Living In December 2011, I had the most amazing encounter with a rat in our attic. Although we had spent several hundreds of dollars sealing openings and clearing the attic, one evening we heard … Continue reading

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Assumptions and Beliefs

I was recently reminded that one of the problems with assumptions is that they are always based on your beliefs, most of which are not accurate. You may believe you know someone, but you may very well be completely wrong. … Continue reading

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Flow

The most basic and important thing you do as a being of energy is flow. You channel energy – love, compassion, strength, being, universal consciousness, whatever you choose to call it – through you and around you effortlessly when there … Continue reading

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Learning to Swim

The Diving In article began as an invitation to “start where you are and jump in anytime” in answering the questions I often get about where to begin and what to do first. It turned instead into a provocative analogy … Continue reading

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