How Are You Listening?

I’m always on the lookout for good listeners!  Usually I’m on the other end…asking people about their lives and listening carefully as they launch into their stories. It’s as I have “You talk; I’ll listen” tattooed on my forehead! Listening carefully uses a lot of...

Remembering…Who or What?

Remembrance has become a huge, multi-billion dollar industry.  We erect memorials both to fallen heroes and politicians with questionable ethics.  We send cards to mark special occasions.  Whole religious traditions, both good and bad are based on the remembrance of...

Leading the Way, My Way

Yesterday I had a moment of transformation…and I learned a few lessons.  I took responsibility for my life in a new way.  After six decades of emotional unrest I put aside any hope for a loving relationship with my older brother. My brother is highly intelligent and...

The Purpose of Compassion

Every day I wake up believing I was sent into the world with a mission of healing and change.   Along with many of you I sense that we humans have been painting ourselves into a corner and are in need of a totally new way of living.  Economic, technological,...

Feminine/Masculine Energy

I recently returned from a workshop on tantric energy given by the brilliant Ian Ellington.  I thank him as my source for this posting.  Joining 23 other men, I explored the impact our life energy has on transforming our lives. Tantra is a group of spiritual teachings...