Reimagining a Father

Shuji & Evelyn Maruko - A Father Daughter Collaboration My father drives me, car unseen, through lush meadows and evergreen. Curve after curve, the road climbs higher, through the trees, past lakes and streams. Clouds gather to fill the sky with sunset light. I wish to watch, but there is no shoulder for us to … Continue reading Reimagining a Father

Break away from the flock to live a life filled with wonder and meaning

The flock stays together in a frozen landscape Barren with barely a blade of grass Why stay? The words of Eknath Easwaran: “...most of us are happy to stay where we are. We may even be a bit afraid to venture into the unknown... ...we are meant to explore, to seek, to push the limits … Continue reading Break away from the flock to live a life filled with wonder and meaning

Put the pieces together for health and happiness

“... within man is the soul of the whole; the wise silence; the universal beauty, to which every part and particle is equally related, the eternal ONE. And this deep power in which we exist and whose beatitude is all accessible to us, is not only self-sufficing and perfect in every hour, but the act … Continue reading Put the pieces together for health and happiness

Festive not Forced Creativity to get your goals

“a fine festive task awaits you...” Prepare yourself not by trying to force good ideas to come, but by recalling frequently from now on that in the coming months a fine and festive task awaits you, for which you must constantly strengthen, compose, and attune yourself.” Gradually begin to turn your thoughts to your projectIt … Continue reading Festive not Forced Creativity to get your goals