Transformation

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...

Birthday, April 14, 2010

An image has come unbidden into my consciousness this week, and I've finally figured out why. I keep seeing Gale's steel-blue eyes smiling at me from above a pristine white surgical mask. He is...

As a teenager I used to wonder… by Bruce Black

As a teenager I used to wonder if I had faith and would pray to God uttering prayers that spoke of my faith using the words of my father and his father—Blessed are you,...

A Mixed Lineage

This past weekend I meditated with Susan Piver as I participated in her Open Heart Project Virtual Retreat (susanpiver.com). Susan is a terrific meditation teacher, and I have been using her beautifully-voiced instructions in...

Zamboni

Several years ago, my boss's mom suggested I take Steven Covey's self-help course - The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. Why she didn't think her son wouldn't benefit from it as well, I...

Holiday Gift

The more we connect to the Divine Source of Creation the more we begin to change for the better. Slowly a belief in unity replaces our belief in separation and with that comes a...

A 9-Year-Old’s Hidden Self

--by Jacob Needleman (Apr 12, 2011) Listen To Reading! The quality and strength of Lobsang's inner being was also brought home to me through an event that took place in my home.  After one of his weekends working...

Harnessing the Power of Time

One day about five years ago, when Barak Obama was running for president the first time, I heard him talking on the radio about wind power.  He said that the wind is a cheap,...

Life is Here Ready or Not

“I’m not sure I’m ready for this”, my friend said. Life’s roller coaster was in full pull and now here was an unexpected opportunity for something good. He had been through a lot the...

A story about The Void and Manifestation

One day a woman woke up from her current state of awareness and realized that she was definitely doing her work in the world, but not in the way that she wanted. After a month...