On a recent trip to speak in St. John's Newfoundland I brought along a copy of Paulo Coelho's book, The Alchemist. I pulled out my copy and started to read. The woman beside me smiled, pulled out her copy, and we both thought it was an amusing … Continue Reading
Every now and then a dark night of the soul visits us. Hopeless thoughts about the end of the world, or how our lives haven’t amounted to much threaten to bring us down. Nothing seems to be going as planned. Relationships let you down. Life loses its … Continue Reading
This week's blog post is another instalment of poems that are inspired by dreams and dream images, grounded in my conviction that dreams are an expression of the soul.
Gandhi's Big Toe
I was saved
by Gandhi’s big toe.
The man of … Continue Reading
We throw the designation "human" being around a little too freely. I'd prefer to acknowledge that our species is human becoming. I've said it before here, but after a recent experience, it's important to reiterate:
Humans are made, not … Continue Reading
Last week I was asked to respond to a screening of a new(ish) documentary, Journey of the Universe, featuring cosmologist, Brian Swimme. I was honoured to do so, as I consider Brian a mentor, and a person I want to honour along with his work. I know … Continue Reading
When I feel depressed my energy gets sucked downward, from my head, toward my pelvis and from there into Earth. Depression is a word our society associates with a lack of motivation or ambition, both of which are anathema to our culture's obsession … Continue Reading