A Meditation and Psychotherapy Story

A Meditation and Psychotherapy Story

Two friends met at a cafe one day and began to talk over tea. They told each other of the dissatisfaction in their lives, how life was not what either had expected, how despite their best efforts, they seldom woke up happy in the morning, how they did not want to feel this way for the rest of their lives. One said things were so bad he was thinking about going to see a psychotherapist; the other...

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Aren’t we all on a Vision quest – right now?

Aren’t we all on a Vision quest – right now?

How often do we see in  spiritual journeys the example of the monk, who has retreated into the small cave, high in the Himalayas where no one would dream of going;  sustaining him/herself  on just the most meager bits of sustenance,  battling his/her demons in an effort to become ‘more’ of what?, attain what? Or perhaps  to answer the “big” questions. Who am?  Why am I...

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Snippets of Chaos

Snippets of Chaos

“Irregularity and unpredictability are important features of health. On the other hand, decreased variability and accentuated periodicities are associated with disease. Healthy systems don’t want homeostasis. They want chaos.” —John R. Van Eenwyk, “The Chaotic Dynamic* of Everyday Life,” Quest magazine “One must have chaos within oneself if one is to be a...

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Sacred Space

Sacred Space

Your sacred space is where you can find yourself again and again. — Joseph...

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True Feminisim

True Feminisim

True feminism doesn’t hold that the world would be better off if women ran things; shifting control from one gender to the other would change very little as long as the current valuing system remains in place.True feminism holds that all of humanity needs to change its valuing system to one which rewards feminine work as much as masculine, instead of only rewarding women when...

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On Relationship…

On Relationship…

A good relationship has a pattern like a dance and is built on some of the same rules. The partners do not need to hold on tightly, because they move confidently in the same pattern, intricate but gay and swift and free… To touch heavily would be to arrest the pattern and freeze the movement, to check the endlessly changing beauty of its unfolding. When each partner loves so completely...

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