Layers, or Illusion
Layers, or Illusion

Layers, or Illusion

As I wrote in my last post, I'm unpacking layers physically (inside), emotionally, and mentally. It's about the search for myself--my true self. Paradoxically, as the layers are stripped away…

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Sunrise
Lapakahi, Hawai'i: 600 year old, partially restored fishing village still inhabited less than 100 years ago.

Sunrise

Today's workouts followed yesterday's Sacred Rest Day. Time for spirit is a regular part of everything I do because it instills energy into mind and body. Simply, it allows me…

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Transformation

I work hard at making change happen. More precisely, my efforts are directed towards improvement: getting healthier, fitter, faster, leaner, stronger, smarter, wiser, calmer, more balanced in mind and body.…

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Unfolding

Ten trail runners were recently asked about the best advice they'd been given. What I find interesting is the common thread among their answers--to allow for process.Progression, unfolding, development, growth.…

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Step by Step

For me, there is joy in the experience of each step as an expression. During my long run today, the focus was inward--feeling and connecting with the body and mechanics;…

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High-quality connections

A recent article by a prominent news agency grabbed my attention, "Friend zone: why we all long to belong".Author Emily Esfahani Smith discusses how belonging--in a relationship or a group--gives…

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Meditation
Awakening: a process that is already here.

Meditation

If you're not meditating at least five minutes every day you're missing out on a tremendous gift. Perhaps this is a bold statement, but I stand by it. Adyashanti characterises…

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Nourishment

Today I was graced with two beautiful interactions by two very wonderful people in my life. To say that I'm chuffed by their complements would be an understatement. ...Here's right…

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Should… Really?
"The rain should go away." ... Really? Is there another viewpoint that allows more flow?

Should… Really?

"Should" What do you feel inside when reading that word and letting it echo in your system? Please note that I'm not talking about emotions but rather the kinaesthetic of…

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More…Or?
Live in Peace. Live in Now.

More…Or?

More is not always better. I thought about just leaving it at that for this post. But somehow to do so seemed like a copout. Why is that? Certainly it…

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Simplify
Create space to just Be.

Simplify

Today I've continued the task of going through all my belongings. The goal is to get rid of stuff. I'm an OCD kinda guy so organizing calms the quacking ducks.…

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Is It True?
Is it true?

Is It True?

What's your default? Do you react and get upset and/or complain? Or do you take a breath, inquire, and then act? Inquiry is about recognizing that everything can be viewed…

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