July-August 2016

Better indeed is knowledge than mechanical practice. Better than knowledge is meditation. But better still is surrender in love, Because there follows immediate peace. – From the Bhagavad Gita As I write this issue’s note, it is a mere few days after the horrific massacre in Orlando Florida. Pundits spin and spew in an attempt to sway our … [Read more...]

May-June 2016

Did you ever have such a hard time speaking what was in your heart that it actually physically hurt? Since the publication of the last issue, I lost my father. It feels like I should have some really great insights to share about grief. But I realize that there is nothing I can say, no pearls of wisdom to impart, no aha moments to convey, no … [Read more...]

March-April 2016

The arrival of Spring is accompanied by a perennial, heightened sense of anticipation; a feeling that something good is on its way, we just need to be present, emptying ourselves of all that has come before that can act as a lingering film on the lenses of our perspective. Spring, with all of its newness, entices us into a practice of reverential … [Read more...]

January-February 2016

I’m watching snow fall as I write this. Ever since I was a child I found falling snow to be so peaceful. Of course I loved to play in it too, but there was this unexplained, yet very welcome serenity that would, and still does, envelop me. Ahh… to be as peaceful and still as that young girl who had not yet lost the inner knowing that she came here … [Read more...]

November-December 2015

Another season; another year drawing to a close; another opportunity to flow with the rhythms of nature. We may recognize that with the onset of shorter days and cooler temperatures that it is natural for us to spend more time in a state of introspection. The question is, will we follow that instinct? And if so, what form does our contemplation … [Read more...]