Present Moment Contemplations

December 15th, 2015

The Virtues and Arrogance of Becoming Enlightened. Being enlightened does not give you the right to assume that you know if someone else is enlightened, or that  you know whether someone else gets “love” or is practicing present moment awareness. That kind of thinking is simply being judgemental. Let kindness be … Continue reading

Audio Books

March 14th, 2015

In my January 2015 post, I identify two Joseph Campbell audio books I listen to – all the time. Another audiobook I recently enjoyed listening to was The Power of Vulnerability: Teachings of Authenticity, Connection & Courage. Show up and let yourself be seen. “In our culture,” teaches Dr. Brené Brown, “we … Continue reading

Consciousness – What Is It?

January 24th, 2015

Over the past two years, I would attribute my own level of consciousness raising to, more than anything or anyone else, finding Joseph Campbell. Joseph Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) was an American mythologist, writer and lecturer, best known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion. … Continue reading

Do You Have a Bucket List?

August 29th, 2014

Someone recently asked me if I had a bucket list. The thought of it was really unappealing to me. Did you know that the whole Bucket List idea is related to the phrase – ‘Kick the Bucket.’ To me it’s like planning “your retirement.” That time when you hit 65 … Continue reading