“That dude cut me off! What a jerk!” is a sentiment I *may* have expressed a few times in my life. But what do I truly know about the other driver? When I call him a jerk, I’m basing my entire opinion of this person’s ability to drive, and even their character, on one particular […]
I believe that spiritual growth, under the right conditions, is as natural as breathing. And the conditions of our world are the perfect conditions for spiritual growth. The person you are right now, with all of your challenges and strengths, pain and joys, failures and victories, is the perfect person for the journey ahead. And […]
A few years ago, I herniated a disc. Of course, everyone knows that disc issues are painful but from my experience, nothing can describe what it actually feels like. It started with an ache in my back. Then there were shooting pains down my leg. Once when I tried to stand, I almost fainted. I’d […]
We say “no” all the time. Sometimes we do so subtly, as a way to deny an emotion, swallow our words, or feel the disgust of “Ugh! Not that again!” I don’ think I’m alone in this. No one likes to feel things which are uncomfortable…especially negative emotions. I was reminded of this recently when I made a […]
You’re tense and exhausted. Your back aches and you’re irritable. You decide that mediation could help. But with your tight shoulders and racing mind, you can’t settle down. You can’t focus. So you do what everyone says to do when you need to relax—you take a deep breath. You inhale as deeply as you can, […]
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