Good Friday, 2015

In the scheme of things, 1,982 years isn’t really that long. Homo Sapiens have been around for 200,000 years. So 2,000 years is really only 1% of our history, as a species. Yet 2,000 years ago one man showed up who had a huge impact on the course of that history....

Thinking, or Feeling – Which is More Intelligent?

There are definitely two camps within me, two distinct decision making processes. Well, maybe it’s more than two, but for the moment two is enough to consider. The first is thought. I think. A lot. Sometimes I think that I think too much. Or, I feel that I think too...

Peace of Mind, and Peace of Heart

I used to think that peace was something that either was, or it wasn’t. It was something that was outside of me, and that I got to experience peace depending on where I found myself at any given time. I knew for sure that I was not peaceful inside, at least in my...

The Language of Divine Intelligence

How do people experience spirituality? The answer might be best summed up by the Sufi poet Rumi when he writes, “There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the ground.” What he means is that there are countless ways to experience the Divine. One of those ways is the...

Valentine’s Day 2015

Ok, I’ll admit it. I’m not real big on Hallmark holidays. I think I understand the initial intention: that a placeholder is created to remind us of something, a celebratory space, set aside, for something important. Like Christmas. And look what happened with that....

When You Find Yourself In-Between

Change is the nature of the human experience. It’s happening all of the time. Time passes, and we’re not exactly the same person from one day to the next. There are lots of little, constant changes: it’s cloudy one day and sunny the next, our weight goes up and down....