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What To Do if it's Real

“We are an impossibility in an impossible universe.”
― Ray Bradbury
A couple of years ago I was talking to a friend about our shared theories about enlightenment/God, the awakening consciousness of humanity, and my own unexplained psychic experiences. I half-jokingly said to him, “What do you do if it all turns out to be real?” A

By |December 13th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Being Vulnerable

 

“A good deed is never lost: he who sows courtesy reaps friendship;
and he who plants kindness gathers love.”
Basil

I attended a 5-day retreat (led by spiritual teacher Matt Kahn) that was one of the most powerful experiences of my life.There were 81 attendees, and from the moment I walked in I felt profoundly safe with all

By |November 5th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Nature of Our Doings

“Every goal, every action, every thought, every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known, is an attempt to increase one’s level of peace of mind.”
Sydney Madwed
“What do I do?”
This is the thought we most often stumble over on the path to freedom. It’s an operation of the mind: we see something

By |October 3rd, 2012|Uncategorized|3 Comments

The Secret to Overcoming Discomfort

 
“Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.”
– Zen Aphorism 
Several months ago I began “standing”. Standing is an exercise popular in internal martial arts for cultivating chi (energy) and self-discipline. You hold a stance and over time gravity begins to exert greater amounts of pressure on your legs. The discipline comes from maintaining your posture as

By |September 5th, 2012|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Active Choices

“What are the barriers that keep people from reaching anywhere near their real potential? The answer to that can be found in another question: Which is the most universal human characteristic: Fear or laziness?”
– Richard Linklater, Waking Life

Think of something you want in life. Not just want, crave. Something that’s felt elusive to you, that

By |August 2nd, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Secret to Your Shine

“Be kind, for every person you meet is fighting a hard battle.”
John Watson
When I began my work I was fearful and vague. I didn’t really understand my gifts, but I shouted I did psychic bodywork to almost anyone I met, believing I had a duty or contract to help them. In a few remarkable

By |July 5th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trip the Light

For those not yet familiar with the “Where the Hell is Matt?” series of videos, I am honored to introduce you.  You can see more videos and catch up on all he’s up to at www.wherethehellismatt.com.

By |June 28th, 2012|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Being Seen

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
– Oscar Wilde 
On a recent rainy Sunday afternoon, my friend called and suggested we take an impromptu trip to the ocean. It was one of those things we talked about doing but never quite got around to, and I surprised myself by how readily I said yes.

Once there

By |June 6th, 2012|Uncategorized|3 Comments

How to Make the Hard Things Easy

“You cannot solve a problem from the same consciousness that created it. You must learn to see the world anew.”
Albert Einstein
In 2006 I had the revelation that if I did everything I thought I should do, I would finally attain the life I imagined possible. So I set about exactly that: I ate a

By |May 2nd, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Power of Perception

We hammer wood for a house,
but it is the inner space
that makes it livable.
We work with being
but non-being is what we use.
– Tao te Ching, Stephen Mitchell translation
 How we look at things changes how they show up for us.

This is not a new concept, however it is not quite as simple as we might believe.

By |April 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments