To have everything, start with nothing.

To have everything, start with nothing.

So often, my best ideas and problem solving skills come once I’ve finally dropped the struggle, surrendered to the moment and thought all was totally lost. Idleness “To do nothing,” Oscar Wilde avers, “is the most difficult thing in the…

Ten months of living the Ten Perfections:  one guys journey
Goodwill:  the cornerstone of happiness
Determined by Grace :

Determined by Grace :

My grandmother was a determined woman, although I’m not sure how many people noticed it. Her name was Grace and I think that name cloaked her power; it made people not realize what a force she was. Perhaps that was…

finding my voice..

finding my voice..

After wandering the coast for days, searching for nothing more than the next moment and some head space, we stumble upon Green Gulch Farm.  I’d been heading here in the back of my mind a long time… I’d been before…

Persistence: “Just stay focused on what matters longer than anyone else”

Persistence: “Just stay focused on what matters longer than anyone else”

 When I think of the word persistence, I think of a little kid asking “why” a hundred thousand times in a single conversation. Or I think about my addictions, the nagging desires that fuck up my life but show up…

Patience… a condition for spiritual growth

Patience… a condition for spiritual growth

  Some days, I start out wondering how I’ll make it…. tired and overwhelmed and stuck at every red light. Other days, I arrive to the morning bright and vibrant, ready to add more love to everything I’m amidst. Regardless…