Category Archives: metaphysical

When Things Get Tough

A student asked, “When times of great difficulty visit us, how should we meet them? The teacher said, “Welcome.” An essay by John Tarrant, Roshi, director of the Pacific Zen Institute, calls this an ancient koan suitable for our time. He says In hard … 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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Team Dream

Do you ever have an experience that gives you so much hope and inspiration about what humanity could pull off if it only focused on what’s important? Three days ago I had just that experience. Since I was very young, I’ve … 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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Sacred Spaces: The Mt. Shasta Pyramid

The pull of the Magic Mountain has been strong these past days. I decided to launch my birthday week with a visit. After all, I look at the opportunity to romp on this playground called Earth a great blessing. What peaked … Continue reading

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Metaphysical Goes Mainstream: Reiki Me

Tomorrow, Newsweek magazine’s special March 1st edition on Spiritual Living will cover all aspects we are seeing in the collective including a few of my favorites: adult coloring books, your dreams (the ones you have while sleeping), and Reiki. The issue … Continue reading

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The Real Tucson Gems: My Snow Angels

From the time I was six, I was fascinated with shiny rocks. My mom got me a rock tumbler for my birthday and I spent the days gathering rocks along the creek bed that I would take home and pour … Continue reading

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Wearing Masks

When I was a young single white mother of a biracial child living in Los Angeles, I felt like I needed to introduce my child to other biracial children like him. He would say, “Mommy, I want my hair to … Continue reading

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