Transformation

Moving Forward to My New Self

There is a saying when we are sick or going through an emotional time that we'll be back to our old selves in no time. I am learning now that what is really happening is...

Taking the First Step

Taking the First Step We have completed the end of an era and we are beginning on a new road of light and awakening. We all have a part to play in bringing a greater...

Bridging The Gap

Selective consciousness compressing non-linear time Into moments we can remember as renewable sources of energy Opening our hearts to these new perceptions Every life process holds the potential for us to become whole again From everything intangible beyond...

Choices

As a child I was never offered any choices. I was told what to do and I did it. No questions asked. As an adult I make decisions each day. Some are easy, but...

Godchild

"The child is father to the man." (William Wordsworth) Childhood is both source and destiny.   From the earliest age we were taught to leave childhood and "grow up." We were taught to name things and, by...

Oil Changes for the Soul

I used to fear my tears and hold them back with all my might, but now I welcome them with open arms. They are likened to an oil change for the soul. My friend...

on being a prophet

saints are poets gone astray. we restore sanity in the world by restoring poetry to the world. we must demand of the saints to stop corrupting our poetry, and if they don't, we must...

Wuji and a Scene from “Homeland”

In the cosmology of Taijiquan, before there is yin and yang, there is wuji: the infinite field of energy, the Universe, the state of energetic potential prior to any differentiation. Within this idea is another:...

A Generous Heart

We will soon arrive at Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei in the weekly cycle of the public reading of the Torah. In this section of Exodus, Moses instructs the people of Israel with “a generous heart” to...

Violence is here, and it is us

More than 20 years ago, when I lived in Budapest, a ringing telephone woke me one morning and I stumbled across the room to answer.  Disoriented and groggy, I lifted the receiver and through...