Posts tagged "mystery"
Mystery: Embrace and Embody

Mystery: Embrace and Embody

What better way to start the new year than by reminding ourselves that life is a Mystery.  We can fight and struggle trying to understand and control everything, or we can embrace and embody the Mystery, live and celebrate it!  Some wise writers, mystics, and activists weigh in on the Mystery of life, and of living it, alone...
Perception Affects Reality

Perception Affects Reality

“The real voyage of discovery lies not in finding new landscapes but in having new eyes.” —Marcel Proust  So how do we develop “new eyes”?  Well, have you ever heard of John Perkins?  He’s the fellow who wrote “Confessions of an Economic Hit Man.” and has recently come out with an update, “New Confessions…”. He...
Bloomin' Mystery!

Bloomin’ Mystery!

Earth Day is coming soon.  Well, except that every day is earth day!  How easy to celebrate it in the spring, when the earth brings and springs forth — blossoms, babies, bounty! Seeing these sweet duckings led me to reflect on the Mystery of life, of its unfolding, becoming… (I just love the process, the emergence, the dynamism...
Line Dancing

Line Dancing

Recently I have felt the push-pull of the good news-bad news that surrounds us, and can easily drop into overwhelm… It seems to me kinda like walking a tight rope:  I want to be careful not to fall into the slough of despair and despond  on the one side, as I feel into all the scary and alarming...
To Emulate or Eschew, That Is the Question

To Emulate or Eschew, That Is the Question

In a recent conversation I learned that a friend of mine feels like he has spent much of his life trying to be like his mother — to copy, live up to, emulate her.  I was taken aback, because it’s clear as day to me that I spent many years of my life trying NOT to be...