The power of my word and my relationship with it


Welcome! In my last article I mentioned I’d be doing a series on the agreement Don Miguel Ruiz challenges us to make with ourselves, “Be impeccable with your word!– Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean.  Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of yourContinue reading “The power of my word and my relationship with it”

Regarding Some Manifestations of Negative Self-Talk


Negative self-talk can be sneaky and hard to pin down because it is often driven at the level of belief; the source of the negativity is not what I’m thinking, it’s what I believe is true.

Working Hard


Welcome! I’ve written more this week than in several months. It has been nice to be inspired to write this week. This post is from a prompt from my friend Sreejit “Hard work, what does it mean for you?”, which is such a wonderful prompt. The complexity in the two words “hard work” is wonderful.Continue reading “Working Hard”

of Forgiveness, Love, and Happiness


Welcome! Today I’m on an airplane so I get a chance to sit and think, and visit with someone I thought I didn’t know. The couple next to me are traveling on family business and the husband and I shared and talked about a wide variety of subjects. It’s so natural for me to justContinue reading “of Forgiveness, Love, and Happiness”

All [People] Are Created Equal


Welcome! I just finished attending a concert by Krishna Das. The wonders of humanity are so beautiful to watch and listen to. I am pleased that music written a long time ago, in a country far away from here, sung again by a New Yorker-turned-devotee can bring such joy and wonderment to me. This isn’tContinue reading “All [People] Are Created Equal”