Shame may be something that’s up for you, lately. For many of us, it can easily arise from that sense of helplessness: what we can do for hurricane victims, for people displaced by war, or fire, or famine, or disease. In my own case, I also feel shame at my government’s role in [...]
Passion. It’s not just for romance novels any more. You hear it from business, coaches, advertisements, spiritual teachers: “You’ve got to have passion for what you do.” But what do they actually mean by it? One phrase people use to describe passion is “being on fire”. But think about it: what does actually [...]
For a long time, I was a big fan of the hero’s journey. It was how you made a great life, right? All the great literature said so, from the Aeneid to Joseph Campbell to Marvel Comics. When you’re a hero, you turn your wounds into strengths and you redeem yourself. You become a [...]
Maybe it’s happened to you. Or maybe it’s happened to someone you know. You, or they, suddenly have to stop in the middle of doing things that used to be easy to do. And other things start happening, too – weird muscle spasms, complete brain fog where there was once quick wit, disorientation, [...]
What if we could listen to our inner voices and find our way to healing the chaos and cruelty that other people are saying is impossible to heal?
Want to Join an Experiment in Healing our Country? When I imagined writing my first blog post for this website, this wasn’t it. What I’d planned was something that would wow you with my knowledge and healing abilities and show how creative and interesting I could be about expressing them. (Modestly, of course. I [...]