I am always surprised these days when I hear a companion use the word “enlightened”. I shouldn’t be, because “enlightened” hasn’t been struck from the lexicon for being insensitive, uncool […]

In meditation, I’ve often entertained an image of spelunking, lowering myself into an unexplored underground realm. At times my internal cavern feels like a cool dark cenote, a quiet grotto […]

Yes, it’s a lot like the old horror film “I Was a Teenage Werewolf”, only different. According to my understanding, werewolfism is strictly a full moon affliction, whereas an overenthusiastic […]

  I am trying to avoid political comment in these postings, which isn’t easy. This cultural moment is pregnant with possibilities both dire and hopeful, and the future is a […]

As part of a project I’m involved in, I’m learning more about the extent to which meditators are now accustomed to practicing with apps stored on their phones. Apps of […]

As a casual student of history and an avid observer of current events, I am often struck by the fact that so many misadventures begin with men trusting bad advice […]

“What do you see when you turn out the light?” “I can’t tell you but I know it’s mine.”             Beatles As previously discussed, the Power Chords of the Soul […]

One of my Dad’s favorite phrases was “stick in the mud”, which he’d use to describe an individual who was no fun, who had no spirit of adventure or love […]