Path of the West As we approach Winter Solstice (in the northern hemisphere) I am reminded of the longstanding tradition of burning candles or keeping a fire going all Winter Solstice night. This
When walking in the forest, I am enchanted by the trees and feel a kinship with them not unlike the kinship I feel with fellow human beings. I may come across a particularly wonderful tree
As we approach the holiday season I am moved to share some of what Lisa and I learned during our ancestor studies with Mayan spiritual guide, Don Rigoberto, in Guatemala last month. The Mayan vision
What if there is nothing wrong with the world? What if there is nothing “out there” that needs to be fixed? What if all is already in a state of perfection? Such questions epitomize the
I came to see the largest stone circle in the world and found destiny asking me if I wanted to dance again like I did in the long summer of a century lost. Holding palms upward to the silent sky, the gift is accepted and the sun lays down behind the far hill to rest.
Spiritual practice is our individualized way of learning to live in the ever-present now. And spiritual practice is, as we all know, a very personal matter. Ultimately it is about whatever works for
Enlightenment, peace, fulfillment - whatever you want to call it - is not some far away, pie-in-the-sky, seemingly unattainable thing. It is here in every moment. We can access it through simple practices and unassuming