Learning overcomes that which separates us

“The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.” – John Locke The more we learn about the world in which we live, the more we tear that which holds us back from truly experiencing… Read More

Why do we say “sorry” for things we really shouldn’t be sorry for?

“Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry. ” – Jack Kerouac I came across this quote from the great Beat Poet of the 50s Jack Kerouac and what struck me first was the final call to “don’t… Read More

Enlightenment is the crumbling of all untruth…

“Enlightenment is a destructive process. It has nothing to do with becoming better or being happier. Enlightenment is the crumbling away of untruth.” – Adyashanti Truth is like light. When are living in truth, saturated by its fruit… Read More

The Purpose of Communication is Connection

It may well be said that we are always communicating something. Whether verbally, through our body language, or even with our thoughts, communication is something happening all the time and unless we have completely abandoned humanity and wandered… Read More

A mentality to have for each step you take

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” – Thich Nhat Hanh Our minds can be dominated by thoughts of past and future, regrets and anxieties and fear. Walking in itself has tremendous benefits for… Read More

Worrying About Worrying About Worry

What is it that inspires us to worry? What are the issues you worry about? Are they things you have some level of control over or can take action about; or are they things you have no control… Read More

How Having an Eye Disease Helped Me See

I was diagnosed with keratoconus, an eye-disease that misshapen the cornea within the eye, in 2003 when I attempted to get my driver’s license. Being home-educated, I was never really in a “chalkboard” kind of environment and didn’t… Read More