Month: September 2018

Letting go

The art of meditation is to let go of the meditator. -Adyashanti Being aware without judgment is not easy. Instinctively, our mind perceives and labels things as good and bad, necessary and unnecessary, should and shouldn’t, and sometimes we even get to the point where we wish we were in charge! And the result, as most spiritual paths explain, is the root cause of … Read More Letting go

The Cave

Where you stumble there lies your treasure. The very cave you are afraid to enter turns out to be the source of what you were looking for. The damned thing in the cave that was so dreaded has become the center. -Joseph Campbell We spend a lot of time trying to avoid hardship, uncomfortable feelings, pain and struggle. But, what if those things we … Read More The Cave

The story isn’t finished…

And I said to him: Are there answers to all of this? And he said: The answer is in a story And the story is being told. And I said: But there is so much pain And she answered, plainly: Pain will happen. Then I said: Will I ever find meaning? And they said: You will find meaning Where you give meaning. The answer … Read More The story isn’t finished…

Guys like us…

Guys like us are the loneliest guys in the world. -John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men Loneliness is one of the most profound and shared of human experiences. We can feel lonely when we are physically alone, but we can feel an even deeper sense of isolation in a crowd of people or despite having hundreds of Facebook “friends” or Instagram followers. Why? Because … Read More Guys like us…