Category Archives: conscious living

Hope For Our Babies: #LetsDoThis

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.                              Margaret Meade I … Continue reading

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Choice Points and Esalen: I Choose B-Infinity

Each time a cycle comes to an end, it opens an opportunity called a choice point…                   Greg Braden We have a choice between the power of love and the love of … Continue reading

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Falling in Love

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”  Albert Camus I love this time of year in Nor-Nor Cal. The 110 degree days slip away slowly, sheepishly sliding into the 90s. The oaks let go of their first … Continue reading

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Standardized Tests as Birth Control?

Last week, my 17-year-0ld, Jordan, headed east to stay with my oldest son, Abe (28) and Kelly, my oldest son’s partner. Both Kelly and Abe are professors at University of Arizona. Both are highly capable, intelligent, and organized doctoral prodigies. … Continue reading

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Beyond the Classroom

Yesterday my youngest son returned from his first trip outside the United States. He went to Europe with his AP History teacher and 25 classmates. He stood in the concentration camps in Germany, a deeply powerful experience he wasn’t sure he … Continue reading

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There Are No Others: Thoughts on Philando Castile, Alton Sterling, and the Dallas Police Officers

What will it take to believe it? On weeks like this one that just passed, I feel emotionally raw. The killing. All of it. Being against being. It fills me with pain. For Alton’s family. For Philando’s family. For all … Continue reading

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Memorial Weekend with the Monks: Days I’ll Never Forget

Things pull at me. Intuition will grab a cushion, sit on my shoulder, and whisper in my ear until I listen. Not in a stalkerish kind of way, but more like that fun friend who calls you to adventure. (I’m blessed … Continue reading

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Twin Flames

When I met Omaran as part of my venture up to the Mt. Shasta Pyramid, I had only tangential familiarity with the term “twin flames.” I thought it had something to do with the ideal partner that one spends a lifetime … Continue reading

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Death as the Beacon of Life

The key to the conquest of death is to find out who you are. Deepak Chopra I’ve spent the last few weeks working on my eulogy. I’ve come to one conclusion: this is one of the best exercises for framing … Continue reading

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The Illuminated Mind

One of my purposes for being on this planet is to become conscious about consciousness. It is perhaps why I find myself seeking to dive deep into the understanding of the mind-body-spirit connection. I am fascinated how that manifests in … Continue reading

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