Change yourself, change the world

When you change on the inside, you change on the outside.  When you change the way you treat yourself, you change the way you treat others.  It can’t help but be that way.  As within, so without.  So when you …

The classroom versus the field

When I meditate, I’m often hit with insights and ideas regarding my life.  Things I’ve been doing well, or things I’ve done wrong, or things I need to change. I’m hit with a lot of answers to “why” questions – …

Trouble’s been dogging my mind

It troubles me that I don’t have any answers.  Take away guns?  Yes and no.  Increase scrutiny of Muslims?  Yes and no.  Not that I agree with any of the aforementioned solutions, but I can see why people feel that …

Humans are Entitled to Food, Clothing, and Shelter

Nothing changes unless we change.  Until we have a greater, deeper level of respect for ourselves – ourselves as humans – not much will change going forward.

We all want healthcare, we all want work-life balance, we all want our …

Why We Cringe at Memories

You’re standing in line at the pharmacy.  It’s taking forever, so you’re zoning out.  Floating up from the depths of your subconscious is a mental movie of you in third-grade gym class.  You’re doing the shuttle run and you shart, …