Wisdom

The 7 gifts of a loving universe

Do you believe in omens? I do, up to a point anyway. I had just finished breakfast and decided it was time to go to work in my little office. As I got up from my chair I looked out the window and saw a beautiful little bunny sitting in front of the blue spruce […]

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In stillness the answer came

I’ve been putting a toe into the brave new world of Twitter. It’s an exciting place, and offers an exciting opportunity to meet some kindred souls, some kindred spirits. This morning, I got a message from a new friend on Twitter. It went like this: “Looking forward to hearing what your thoughts are on the […]

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How can you and I help America?

Getting upset with people like Rush Limbaugh simply makes them stronger. The one thing that will help America and keep ourselves sane is exhibiting a calm, steadfast quality of character that does not resist change, but welcomes it, and invokes compassion, not bigotry and hate.

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Experts have their place — but ultimately you’re responsible

I’m very thankful for experts. But if I’d listened to the reviewers I’d have missed seeing a charming, funny, delightful movie called The Proposal. As Shakespeare said, “To thine own self be true.”

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Finding power and wisdom in stillness

The power of stillness to open a door to inspiration and wisdom was a secret well known to Alaskan Eskimo Majuaq and his people.

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Healing into wholeness and happiness — with the help of Freddy the fox

Author Christopher Foster describes how a three-week visit from a fox he named Freddy helped him heal from a severe depression

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