You’ve heard before that we are spiritual beings having a physical experience. “I think/reflect, therefore I am.” Within this Cartesian split, I reflect that I am turned more toward what I think of as the higher, spiritual realms than what I have thought of as the denser, physical body. As if the whole purpose of […]
In the spirit of our creative endeavors meshing with our life situations, consider prioritizing. How do we balance the two? Mesh [mesh]; synonyms: combine, connect, coordinate, dovetail, harmonize, engage, interlock, muddle, snare, tangle, twist . . .
We all have personal interests. They are our creative outlets, our down time, a way that we re-balance. Some of these are easily identifiable: writing, painting, playing an instrument, throwing pottery… We name these “Arts.” Others are less obvious: cooking, puzzles, reading, gaming… We label these “Hobbies.” What we call them doesn’t matter. What does […]
I received a great reminder last week about how we already have the answers we seek, and to simply seek within. Now, I know I know that I know that, yet it seems the external cacophony of life can be so loud that sometimes I get distracted. I forget, and then I remember. Then I […]
Sometimes you go through something so big that you cave in. Normally socially outgoing and engaged, for now you pull your energies in and keep them close. Your external Social Media Manager morphs into an internal Hermit. Maybe you are going through a divorce. Your spouse has moved into nursing care. Or you are planning […]