There are three major components to what makes a good ritual. In this world today, it is difficult to find a place for powerful ritual.
I have been quite distracted of late. I keep pushing off the discipline I need with excuse thoughts. "When I am working from the desk or home office again, I will write." "When Marissa and I are good, then I will fast or eat right." "When I am in a better state of...
Throw off your bias, follow the sayings of the ancients, & confer with those different than you. It will go well.
A woman bleeds out on an unnamed roadway. Where is the person trained in CPR or emergency response to help her, while desperately waiting for the paramedics to arrive which, in this case, would arrive too late? A teen, torn between cultures, his dark curls tumbling...
now Creating. (poem by Grant R. Nieddu) You have a responsibility to create more than you consume. Create today.
Do you create
more than you consume?
In your busy life
do you make room
for the act of creation,
to impact the world
before you’re entombed?
It was finally Friday and Grant had been telling me all week that (no matter what came up) it was totally cool if I took Friday off and had the day to myself. All week that thought had been in the back of my mind, but honestly I knew that there was less than a 30%...
It’s hard to put a metric on feeling better, but it’s not hard to notice! If you think you are too busy to meditate you may be surprised how easy it is to find the 5 minutes. Meditation Tools, Breathing tools and training.
Overcome Anxiety. One of the benefits of meditation is that it rewires the brain. If we are anxious about the future we are imagining a negative outcome.