The Dalai Lama Called Me Stupid

Well, not literally. Still, point taken. Every day, I try to read a page or two from “365 Dalai Lama – Daily Advice from the Heart”. Most passages are thought-provoking, inspiring, or even funny. There are very few that don’t seem to apply to me, whether it’s my life in general or the situation of […]

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

If my life had a soundtrack, Friday’s theme song would have been “It’s The End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)” by REM. Except I didn’t feel fine. It ran through my head all day as I tried to avoid seeing anything regarding the inauguration. Mostly the refrain, but I […]

58 More Things To Worry About + 1

I started this post last month. Before. Before hate trumped love, before people scared of (r)evolution crept out of their hidey holes and voted for a madman. So there’s a new thing to worry about. A very big new thing. Recently, a title in an e-mail caught my eye: 58 Things You Should Stop Worrying […]

I Choose To, I Want To, I Get To

I’ve mentioned the book “Miracle Morning” several times here while I was reading it. I have been getting up early nearly every weekday to meditate, write, walk, and practice yoga. This takes a couple of hours and I get up pretty early. I’ve been an early riser most of my adult life, and I get […]