• Awe


    to find deeper powers

    within ourselves

    come when life seems most challenging.



    to the pain and ferocity of life

    is negativism to life.


    We are not there

    until we can say

    "yea" to it all.


    To take a righteous attitude

    toward anything is to denigrate it.


    Awe is what moves us forward.


    As you proceed through life,

    following your own path,

    birds will shit on you.

    Don't bother to brush it off.


    Getting a comedic view

    of your situation

    gives you spiritual distance.

    Having a sense of humor saves you.

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  • Practice


    Recently we have hit a bit of a snag when it comes to our rituals and regular practices.  Coco is getting ready for an upcoming piano recital and she has yet to memorize the piece.  After a week of jet lag, my body has finally caught up and I no longer awake at 5am which is both good and bad.  It's easy to surrender to the easy path and yet it takes the better part of a month to realize consistent and proactive patterns.  

    The secret is to start small.  Perhaps you begin your day with three deep breaths and this becomes your dedicated self-help practice each morning. Soon enough you will find your conscious mind realizing that if something as simple as a deep breath can help regulate your nervous system, it'll start seeking other activities and customs to emphasize inner peace and tranquillity. 

    Start small.

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  • On Creativity

    On Creativity

    No matter what tools you use to create, the true instrument is you.  And through you, the universe that surrounds us all comes into focus.

    -Rick Rubin

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