Your Inner Child

Your Inner Child

  So you have trouble staying centered. In touchy situations you lose your calm. You get scared, feel anxious and become defensive. You sometimes do and say things you later regret. Similarly, when presented with opportunities to be compassionate, you sometimes hold back. You go as far as you can, but you are unable to love freely and openly. YouRead more

Playing Small Ball

When you were a child you lived in a narrow world comprised almost entirely of your parents, grandparents and perhaps an occasional aunt or uncle. That was about it. For good or ill, this narrow world shaped your existence. It determined your values, behaviors and beliefs. Whether you agreed with your parents or rebelled against them, their world set theRead more

What’s the Truth and How Do I Get There?

Are you ever confused about what you feel or what you should do? It affects everyone from time to time, and it’s a subject I get a lot of questions about. For many people, conditioned not to feel, or more likely overwhelmed by the confusing and conflicting myriad feelings that pass through them, identifying what they really feel can presentRead more

The Origins of Violence

By Ross Bishop This article is something of a departure. There is a good deal of violence in our world and little meaningful response to it. I am going to address the root causes of two kinds of violence – crime and terrorism. They come from the same sources. Tragically, we are not predisposed to address their causes for theRead more