Out of Whack?

If I were to describe the way I often feel it would be “out of whack”.  Like water I seek my equilibrium in life, but it can often elude me.  Just when I may have had a good night’s sleep (an increasingly rare occurrence) I put on the morning news show (big mistake!)...

Unity

Choice, Action, Balance, Cycles, Process, Integrity, Compassion, Expectation, Surrender, Presence:  these are the words and concepts James Dickson gave me to reflect on to help me find my authentic self.  They are his Powerful Words Needed for Spiritual Fulfillment....

I Do Not Have Integrity

I always thought I was a person of integrity…that is until I examined the many ways in which I wriggled out of taking responsibility and blamed others for my disappointments in life.  I refused to believe I had choices.  I used my own brand of logic, my background in...

Depression and Melancholia

As I’ve previously written about my own experience of depression I thought it might be logical to write on a related topic: melancholy.  Decades ago it was often used as a synonym for depression and not much is written about it anymore.  But I think there’s a...

Days of Darkness Within

There are days, even weeks, when I feel great about my life.  After many years of working on my interior disposition, I’ve slowly learned to manage many of the internal saboteurs that trip me up.  I’m at my best when I’m accomplishing something though.  Writing,...