engaged spirituality

FULFILLING MISSION: A personal story of a life of service

FULFILLING MISSION: A personal story of a life of service

It was his passion for service that allowed the legendary Arthur of old to draw the sword Excalibur out of the marble stone and anvil...
April 25, 2015 × 0 comments

quotations

QUOTES ON LOVE: Giving Love Our All

You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. – Dr. Seuss We...
April 25, 2015 × 0 comments

quotations

QUOTES ON TRUST: 35 of the top trust quotes

Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle...
April 24, 2015 × 0 comments

personal growth

MASTER YOUR OWN LIFE: Six strategies for attaining freedom and feeling great

MASTER YOUR OWN LIFE: Six strategies for attaining freedom and feeling great

Excerpted from Feeling Great: Creating a Life of Optimism, Enthusiasm and Contentment, a guidebook for a lifetime of satisfaction...
April 22, 2015 × 0 comments

mind-body

EMBRACE AGING: What we can learn from “Super Agers”

EMBRACE AGING: What we can learn from “Super Agers”

Ever feel like your memory isn’t as good as it used to be? This is something many of us experience or will experience as we grow...
April 21, 2015 × 0 comments

mindful living

PREFERENCES: The difference between our being happy or unhappy

PREFERENCES: The difference between our being happy or unhappy

Every day, in each moment, the universe is giving us something. The difference between our being happy or unhappy is that we have preferences....
April 20, 2015 × 0 comments

mindfulness practice

THERE’S SO MUCH TO DO: Why bother meditating?

THERE’S SO MUCH TO DO: Why bother meditating?

I’ve been meditating for many years but there are still days when I feel like it’s something I need to tick off the to-do list....
April 20, 2015 × 0 comments

mindful living

SAUDADE: Existential sadness

SAUDADE: Existential sadness

A pastime that gives me great pleasure, and whiles away many delightful hours, is researching and learning foreign words and phrases...
April 19, 2015 × 0 comments

contemplations

ACCEPTANCE AND EQUANIMITY: A lesson learned from a falling mandarin

ACCEPTANCE AND EQUANIMITY: A lesson learned from a falling mandarin

As I was walking through the Shechen Ogyen Chodzong nunnery in Bhutan with my guides Tsering and Lobsang, a lone mandarin tree dropped...
April 17, 2015 × 0 comments