THE PATH OF LOVE

You want freedom. From your self. That pesky self that berates you when you get it wrong. Nags you for not being perfect enough. Condemns you for not living up to expectations. Yours or others. That annoying self that coils into a tight ball of defense when it feels rejected. Lashes out like a scorpion’s…

Unbounded Openness

When all you want to do is run to your cave and hide, can you still turn your face towards the world? When you believe yourself to be lower than a worm, can you still stand tall with tender dignity? Can you burn in the fire of shame .. and know you are perfect in…

Relationship – Where the Rubber Hits the Road

Relationships are where the rubber hits the road and where the new conversation in spiritual inquiry is heading. As you inevitably move out of the sanctuary of the enlightened mind to navigate the hustle and bustle of everyday life, nondual awareness is given the opportunity to descend into the fullness of the heart. A deeper…

BE DEEP LIKE A TREE

Be like a tree, my friend. Stay open and present in the midst of the storm. And let your roots go even deeper. This depth is the source of your aliveness. Know that you are alive and flourishing even when circumstances appear to be hindering you. Truly, there is nothing that stop your essential aliveness,…

The Heart is the Doorway

In spiritual circles, awakening is often seen as the holy grail, the final destination, the place where you can finally congratulate yourself on “having arrived”. This is a great delusion. Awakening is just the beginning. In order for this awakening to penetrate your everyday reality, a much deeper and more refined journey must take place….