Core Values

What do you stand for? What are the values you operate from? One of the churches in my area is doing a survey of the community to set their Core Values. When you know your …

5 Love Languages

Recently, I read a book that I found unexpectedly potent so I thought I’d share it with you. I’d heard the term “love language” but didn’t really have much context. Then, while visiting a friend’s …

A Certain Future

In the second, or rather 5th Star Wars film, there’s a great exchange between Yoda and Luke: Luke: I saw – I saw a city in the clouds. Yoda: [nods] Friends you have there. Luke: …

Concepts and Reality

As this blog has lots of concepts batted around, I though this quote from Ram Das would be a good reminder. Most concepts tell only one-half of a Yin-Yang totality. For example, let’s take the …

The Living Universe

I don’t know anything about Eligio or his Imagery process but I thought this experience was quite interesting. “…I then felt myself being whisked off into the cosmos, further and further, beyond the sun, beyond …

Simple, Simple

I’ve talked before about simplicity. At its essence life is simple. It will always take the most simple, direct and efficient route to get the job done. Thus, if we are seeking the right solution …

The Bad Ego (not)

There’s an important point about ego that came up in correspondence. In many spiritual circles, people demonize the ego. Even if the teacher doesn’t, the tendency is still there. Seekers tend to feel bad about …

Remembering Dharma

In the past when I’ve spoken on Dharma, I generally translated it as Purpose. For example, in the traditional 4 Levels of Purpose (Universal, community, life period, and personal). However, on a deeper level, Dharma …