Mindfulness Meditation = Head Space

Mindfulness Meditation = Head Space

I would like to say that I am an everyday meditator. That over the years I’ve been able to sit for longer and longer periods of time. And that, because of my meditating acumen, I am a better, nicer and more together person. But no. I’m still totally human,...
2017: A Good Year for a New Story

2017: A Good Year for a New Story

The French word for sunflower is tournesol, meaning turning toward the sun. ~ Rosina Mihajlovic, Rudolf Steiner School teacher More than a year ago, I did a weeklong workshop that turned ‘my story’ upside down. My story had been running me for over four decades. It...
Stuff Happens: My Tooth Fell Out!

Stuff Happens: My Tooth Fell Out!

  Everyone knows: don’t loan money to friends  A few years ago I did something that many wise people have advised against. I loaned money to a friend. He was in a dire predicament and my immediate instinct was to help him. Without a second thought, I said I...
Meditation and the Beauty of Open Sky

Meditation and the Beauty of Open Sky

“You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather.” The above quote from Pema Chodran appeals to me. I relate well to metaphors–word pictures. I know I am not really the sky, but to be able to feel into my mind, having it be as big as the open sky, well,...