Finding the Silver Lining in the Coronavirus

Every so often a black swan event like the coronavirus appears out of nowhere that tests our faith in humanity. There is no doubt that the pandemic has shaken this country to its very core. People are losing their jobs, getting sick and dying. And as things get worse, there is also the fear of … Continue reading Finding the Silver Lining in the Coronavirus

The Breath of Life

Breath is life! Breathing deep invigorating drafts of air keeps us mentally and physically alive. Most people take short, shallow breaths. This starves the body of the oxygen that it needs and leads to scattered thoughts and emotional upsets. A Breathe of Fresh Airy Maintaining your awareness of breath helps put everything in perspective. Everything … Continue reading The Breath of Life

The 5 Keys to Blissful Driving

For many people, their commute to work is the most stressful part of the day. At times, it has been for me as well. There is, however, great advantages to incorporating driving in your spiritual practice. During our drive, we have a window of time when we are not distracted by other things, we have … Continue reading The 5 Keys to Blissful Driving

Cats Make the Best Zen Masters

Maybe once in a lifetime, a great master comes into your life and completely changes the way you perceive things. In my case, it was the arrival of Zen Master Pluto into my life. Cats make the best Zen masters Now, Pluto is not your ordinary Zen master. Well, you see, Pluto is a cat. … Continue reading Cats Make the Best Zen Masters

Savoring The Sweetness of Solitude

One of the leading causes of suffering in this world is the feeling of being lonely and unloved. Recently, I have pondered how much of this loneliness is our own creation; the building of our own prison based on society’s definition of what constitutes a happy life; lots of Friends and family. It seems to … Continue reading Savoring The Sweetness of Solitude

The Battleground of the Heart

Within each one of us is a battleground in which the forces of light and darkness wage war for control of our heart. One force pulls us towards the heavier dimension of the physical realm, while another force pulls us towards the higher vibration of the spiritual plain. We choose which force dominates our consciousness. … Continue reading The Battleground of the Heart