Living the Great Mystery

On a recent radio appearance, the conversation turned to the importance of retelling stores and creation myths, especially when things look bleak, as many believe they do today. Native American legends sometimes refer to an old woman as the Creator, and one of my favorite stories is about an old woman in a cave. I … Read more

Birds of a Feather?

Q. Recent news articles estimate that we have lost over 3 billion birds in North America and Canada. Can it be that many? I do not hear birds sing anymore and it pains me to think we are at fault. A. The numbers are correct. Over the last 50 years we have lost almost 30% … Read more

Flexible vs Fixed: Growth Mindset Language and You

Q. Can you explain Growth Mindset Language and why it is linked to spiritual development? A. Depending on who you ask, Growth Mindset Language (GML) is either a life-affirming tool used with fluency by Millennials and those who consider themselves “other,” or simply a newer version of social and political correctness. Every generation has a … Read more

What is Negative Negativity?

Q. Can you explain what negative negativity is? A. We all experience negativity from time to time – our own and that of others. Negativity is the antagonistic stance we take when we want things to be different than they are. When we are being negative we would like things to change to suit our … Read more

The Never-Before-Seen-Bird

The following is a real-life story that is perfect for our times. It is an excerpt from, The Disobedience of the Daughter of the Sun: A Mayan Tale of Ecstasy, Time, and Finding One’s True Form, by artist and writer, Martín Prechtel. I am sharing it with you here because it is the quickest way … Read more

Why Pisces Hates Aquarius (and other myths)

Western Astrology begins the year on the Spring Equinox, March 21st, the day the sun enters Aries – at least as we understand it today. Most of us don’t give much thought to the earth’s wobble but it does – slowly and consistently as it spins around its own axis – which means that Spring … Read more