RISE ABOVE

Now we‘re really starting to get into it. If we thought this was a bad dream before, now we are beginning to realize, this is real life. Just as we start to raise the bar higher, the trenches surrounding us get deeper, and the screams of those…

ONLY DON’T KNOW

Now we turn to the subject of expectations. The expectations we have of others, and those we have of ourselves. There is a Taoist story of an old farmer who had worked his crops for many years. One day his horse ran away. Upon hearing the…

SOUL FOOD

What does your soul need? For me, this evening, it was a few good long hours in the kitchen, making things. Every season brings its bounty, and Spring is by far the most exciting. Now in quarantine, ingredients seem anyway more precious.…

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT HOTLINE

What makes you feel good. It is both a question and a declaration. Enjoy your love; dig deeper. Living systems adapt by transforming themselves, responding to the subtle logos. I am of you, and this knowledge allows me to release…

AFTER THE RAINS

We are now in the second phase, of however many phases we do not yet know. It seemed quite benevolent of Mother Nature to provide us with non-stop sun for the entire month of April as we succumbed to quarantine and a changing of the world order.…

THE HALFTIME SHOW

(An interlude of history that didn’t happen, brought to you tonight curtesy of Salman Rushdie’s Two Years Eight Months & Twenty-Eight Nights, © 2015) <<So you’re saying we should stop clapping hands now?>> Background:…

1000 NIGHTS, AND ONE MORE NIGHT

“The time-out-of-joint which we called the time of strangeness lasted for two years, eight months and twenty-eight nights, which is to say, 1000 nights, and one night more. And yes, we have lived another 1000 nights since those days, but we…

CAUSE AND EFFECT ON STEROIDS

The Governor comes in singing, Good Morning, it’s Monday! He seems to truly realize how crucial it is to stay positive. Despite it all, find some light. Or maybe it was just the spaghetti and meatballs. I go out in the world, the first…

HOW ESSENTIAL ARE YOU?

“See you on the social.” What a stylish mask, the Governor says. Very fashion forward. I manage to go a whole day without turning on my smartphone. It feels miraculous. Incredible tangible detox. My smartphone is not my mobile phone,…

ALPHA IS THE NEW GREEN (BE TOTAL)

Breathe like a sleeping tiger, like a fish, like butterfly wings. Intimate terrorism, they call it; Domestic violence. Tigers sick with Coronavirus - What are we supposed to do ? It is easier to read the news than it is To watch…