Why We Continue To Avoid Self Love

Instead of reaching for the stars, we pick up the closest two-by-four to use in beating ourselves for not achieving our goals. We cannot seem to move out of our own way. Numerous  life-show stoppers prevent us from loving ourself. Have you actually ever stopped to consider the one person you have a life time…Read more »

Mindful Traveling

A week ago I returned home from driving approximately 6100 miles from Virginia to the Southwest and many places in between. I have traveled in the past with friends but this was a solo adventure. In fact, I do this Sacred Pilgrimage once a year. It is my traveling Spirit Quest. I have traveled frequently…Read more »

Breathing Peace

I just returned from the place I go once a year for a  solo personal retreat. Each time I go I experience a deeper spiritual awareness yet it also is a validation of how simple finding inner peace is. As I hiked alone through desert terrain close to spacious mountains I knew I was in…Read more »

Are You Distracted?

“ Distracted from distraction by distraction” ( T.S. Eliot) Distraction: Something that prevents someone from giving full attention to something else Internal distractions: Thoughts, conflicts, obsessive thinking, and emotional states of being External distractions: Noises, people talking, temperatures, odors, electronics, and technology When I was growing up in the 1950-1960’s I had no internet but…Read more »