July 28, 2017

Don’t Let Distress Become Your Destiny

18 years ago when I lived in Paris, I wrote the following poem called, “The Nightingale”.   The bubble burst and splashed itself all around and […]
July 18, 2017
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Really, there’s nowhere to GO

When will you be happy? When you have a better job? When you have saved enough for retirement? When your children have flown the nest? Where […]
July 11, 2017
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Mind No-Mind

Eastern philosophers and teachers for thousands of years have taught the concept of “No-Mind”. In Zen Buddhism it is known as “Mushin”, a concept learned by […]
July 6, 2017

Is It Poise or Poison?

“Too cool for school.” Raise your hand if you remember using that phrase when you were a kid. You know the kids I’m talking about…the ones […]