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....

Sweet Surrender

Surrender constantly calls to me like a bright sunny winter’s day.  It asks me gently to let go of whatever I’m grasping at the moment, just as I long for spring in the midst of January’s snowfall.  No spirituality worth its name, including twelve-step recovery...

Absence or Presence?

One of my vivid memories of grade school was the daily attendance roll.  As the home room teacher called out our names we responded “present.”  Showing up for school was half the battle back then.  Parents of absent kids who had not first informed the principal...

I Surrender! Do you really?

I realized in “Going Deeper,” the workshop on masculine/feminine energy I recently attended, how often I fight with myself and others.  It’s almost a hobby, being in conflict with realities I don’t wish to experience.  Sound familiar to anyone else?  At one point Ian...