The Mantra of Life

I have a little poster I made and taped to my closet door where I can see it when I open my eyes in the morning. I call it the Mantra of Life. It says… I am safe.  I am calm. I am awake. I am nourished. I am Freedom. I am overflowing with Light. I am overflowing...

What makes you happy?

What is happiness? What makes you happy? It’s Springtime and I am thinking about happiness. A happiness that is both personal and archetypal. If you live in the Southern Hemisphere and Autumn has just arrived, happiness may not be in the air, but I am sure it is in...

Before the Love Story

I’ve been wondering about love my whole life. I am just coming to the recognition that I have focused on love story, not love. Love is not a story. Romance is a story. Love is not adding something to your life or subtracting. For Valentine’s Day, I want to ask you to...

Your 13 Page Turns

The archetypal children’s picture book stories contain 13 page turns (excluding the front and back matter). What if we imagine 13 page turns in all the different stories of our lives, our careers, our important relationships, our inner development? What was happening...