Parallel Play

Last night after a beautiful day of travel my butterfly and I were relaxing in the hotel pool enjoying the interaction of people of all ages.  One of the Moms, watching her children play with complete strangers without conditions made the most interesting comment; “the kids love parallel play.” What she was referring to was the ability…

You get an A+

Those of us who were schooled during the 1950’s through the 80’s were schooled in the paradigm of the Industrial Age, even though the Industrial Age had long passed.  We were taught to think via specific processes; processes which served well as our country made its transition from an agricultural society to the “modern age.”  Science…

Constant and change

I recently heard some very interesting words; “The actuality of our being changes, our reality of being remains the same.” This is an concept to put into your mind and let it percolate for a while, but in the meantime let’s look at it.  As we go about our daily lives what we are doing,…

Stand United

Today I am sitting on a lovely porch on the slopes of Mount Shasta, California.  Around me the trees are blowing in the breeze, the pines and firs are reaching for the sky, and this little town of McLoud rolls out from me like a dream.  Why then do I feel this little twinge of…

A First World Problem

“That’s a first world problem“ is a phrase I was introduced to while visiting my friends at Summit Spiritual Center in Akron, Ohio last week, and I have to admit, it has really gotten my awareness going.  What is the most aggravating thing on your mind right now?  Is it that your cable/internet provider keeps…

Affirmations

Regular readers of these blogs will know that I am a staunch advocate of affirmations.  Affirmations are a regular and important part of my own life, and I hope of your life as well.  We know that positive affirmations help us grow, help us manifest what we want, and help us live joyful lives.  …

Crazy is as Crazy does

What is crazy?  Is crazy taking a chance on a new way of doing things?  Is crazy stepping into a new relationship when the last relationship went so badly, is crazy simply seeing other people as simply living their experience as best as they can without wanting to “help” them do it “right?” People with…