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Four Agreements – Personal Freedom from Drama

The Four Agreements – by Don Miguel Ruiz 1. Be Impeccable with your Word Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the Word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your Word in the direction of truth and love. 2. Don’t Take Anything Personally Nothing others …Read More

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Art and Spiritual Awakening

“True art takes note not merely of form but also of what lies behind.” —Mahatma Gandhi The 20th century brought us into the age of scientific reasoning. The promise of objective knowledge eroded religious and mythological beliefs to create a new culture of science and materialism. Even today, science continues to advance human knowledge and …Read More

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Hope is the thing with feathers

“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul…” —Emily Dickinson When I can’t find faith, I look for hope. Emily Dickinson’s poem brings me hope. I feel the rustling of feathers within me whenever I read this opening line to her poem. Some inner knowing awakens: “It’s going to be OK.” Even …Read More

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Brene Brown on Wholehearted Living

“Connection is why we are here. It gives meaning and purpose to our lives.” Brene Brown is a “researcher-storyteller” that studies human connection. She collects stories as her data. The goal of science is to understand, control, and predict the world. Science loves certainty. As a child, I loved the natural sciences. I loved exploring the …Read More