The Nature of Consciousness – a video by Deepak Chopra

If you are interested in the question "what is consciousness?", you HAVE TO watch this short video. I plan on transcribing each of Deepak's words so I can meditate on it; especially the part that what we observe is what materializes. https://www.facebook.com/HeartMathInstitute/posts/10156282917883669

How to find your Compassion

Take care in what you do...everything you say, do, even think, sends out a ripple...sometimes, with wide-reaching effects. Take a moment and breathe before you react or respond. It can make all the difference for you and those around you. It can give you time to find your compassion.

When the Going Gets Tough

I had breakfast with a dear friend yesterday. We talked about a lot of stuff. We talked about our relationships and our jobs (mine is the unpaid kind). We talked about getting older and the changes that brings. And we talked about how at some point in our lives, we are faced with something we … Continue reading When the Going Gets Tough

The Myth of Finding Your Purpose by Kris Carr

I've written about life purpose on this blog before (here, here and here). As time has passed, I've come to believe that our individual life purpose is more about really getting to know ourselves, uncovering our gifts and sharing them with others. It seems to me that once you truly know yourself, and recognize the divinity within and all … Continue reading The Myth of Finding Your Purpose by Kris Carr

Forged in the Fire: deriving meaning from suffering.

I was 32 when I had my first child, a daughter who is now 17.  Shortly after her birth, we learned that she had Down syndrome and a little later, that she had a heart defect.  To say that the rug was pulled out from under us is an understatement.  This may sound crazy to … Continue reading Forged in the Fire: deriving meaning from suffering.