The tools we need to get through life are always available to us, but we have to earn them, not just expect it to all work out.
Even after your body decays and flesh shows a vulnerability for the grave, always have a spirit young enough to honor the hedonist and the whore.
What does my dragon spirit guide's behavior tell me? While elitism, classist prejudice, stereotyping and neglect can most certainly explain the many unexpected 'revenge votes' of this election, I think what's really at play, and what will be under continuous threat of being trumped this entire ...
Instead of willing sleep to return, I've stopped fighting the shifting light. There's something oddly soothing about its reassuring progress. It is symbolic of impermanence. Nothing can remain the same, everything must change. It is these early morning meetings of truth that have led me to ...
Whose freedom gets taken away so that you can experience a liberated life? Who suffers so that you can practice self-care? If you're free and others aren't, are you really free? What is freedom if only a few have access to it?
I somehow enlisted the long-haired twenty-something stoner from the local music shop to be my teacher. When we started, he told me a few things about himself. He said he failed pretty much everything in high school. But he loved music, and loved playing guitar. And he could teach me to rock if ...
Sometimes you need to lose focus, get dirty and drown yourself in deep levels of frustration and confusion in order to feel that familiar and fond invitation to discover new unfathomable levels of clarity. For that is our job as the seekers of the world. That is our purpose.
Connecting with trees, feeling and listening to their messages, has helped me to create a more stable structure around my work with plants; they were the missing element. Their size, woodiness, age and vibration give scale to the plant world.