Why Are You Here – Part V – Finding Purpose

Why Are You Here – Part V – Finding Purpose

Although humans can climb mountains and explore the depths of the oceans, probing the landscape of the human spirit confounds us. But while tens of thousands of people risk death and injury racing motorcycles, swimming with sharks or parachute jumping, surprisingly few will earnestly pursue the path to enlightenment. Accepting that humans are incredibly creative and adaptive and that manyRead more

What’s Next?

Change is rarely easy. It is made difficult because it means the end of what has been and adapting to a new way of being. We don’t think much about eggs that become chickens or caterpillars that turn into butterflies, because they are “natural.” I don’t know how an acorn feels when it sprouts and turns into an oak tree,Read more

Finding A Better Way

You want a better life, a smoother, easier journey. What gets in your way? What keeps you stuck when you could be flying? Enlightenment sounds like a wonderful idea – for everybody else. Enlightenment is for people who have the time to meditate, pray, read books, go to workshops and do other spiritual stuff. But what about you? You haveRead more

Why Are You Here? Part I

Why Are You Here? Part I

Some humans respond well to challenges. Present us with an unclimbed mountain, an unexplored ocean or an unknown continent and we’ll be there, pushing the frontier, exploring the unknown. Tell humans they cannot do something, and they will find a way or die trying. We have walked on the moon, split atoms, air-conditioned the desert and cloned sheep. We haveRead more