WARNING

WARNING

I believe there are moments when we think about life’s purpose and whether our religious and societal certainties provide us with meaningful answers. If that is true for you, then I would like to offer a “warning.” It was once suggested that if I were to...
SEARCHING for WISDOM

SEARCHING for WISDOM

We live in unsettled times. I am not just talking about the confusing partisan issues that incessantly fill our living rooms each evening. The state of humanity is what troubles me. There is a lack of enthusiasm that appears to circle everything. And when I look for...
The Big Mistake

The Big Mistake

There are moments in our lives that we both fear to relive and/or long to repeat. Unfortunately, time prevents a second chance to amend the past, as do most people. For those reasons, my understanding of others has always focused on how I view things as they really...
BRILLIANT SANITY

BRILLIANT SANITY

It has been more than two years since I have visited a monastery and gained an insightful experience. Regrettably, my Buddhist friend, Khenchen, is no longer available, since his return to Cambodia for a family emergency. I miss his serenity and measured approach to...
FAKE or FACT

FAKE or FACT

Where is the line between what is real and what is imagined or unconventional? One might think that should be a simple question to answer. I believe most people would say, “If you can see it, hear it, or touch it, it must be real, right?” However, what if by embracing...
Overcoming Writer’s Block

Overcoming Writer’s Block

Have I forgotten how to write? Has my imagination shut down? Have I stopped thinking about how writing about the world of souls can be magical? How illuminating a literary stadium filled with life’s most complex thoughts provides an array of alternative spiritual...