Most of the time, you don’t know how much you’re carrying until you put it down. I got a taste of my own medicine at a retreat last weekend. I knew I needed it, but I didn’t know how bad until I got there. I’d signed up to spend the weekend at one of my favorite places, Garrison Institute, housed […]
I actually had a perfect title float into my head in the wee hours of the morning, but it got lost in a dream. It spoke to the gratitude of the season without being maudlin or cutesy. It was so good it almost made me get out of bed, turn on lights, put on glasses and find pad and pen. But I didn’t. And now it’s gone…poof!
The brain is a marvelous thing, and I mean that literally. It is a marvel of neurological wiring and capacity that most of the time we’re not even aware of. What might be possible if you made more conscious adaptations?
Last week, I wrote about the pathless path and the intelligence of the heart. It turns out that we are deeply wired for compassion, wisdom and love, even if it feels at times like they are overridden by fear, anxiety and uncertainty. The paradox is that while we may be wired that way, it doesn’t necessarily mean it […]