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Everyday supervillans

Okay, here we go: Who are the people in your life who have hurt you the most? Maybe they’re alive, maybe they’re not — for this personal reflection that’s not the point. (The point isn’t about getting all riled up about it, as you will shortly see, so don’t be afraid to really go here.) If […]

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Acting on our internal dramas

What do you really like about yourself at this moment? Take a moment to seriously consider this. Think of the little stuff, and the big stuff. I really like my freckles. I appreciate that I care so much about others. I like that I’m a good listener. What do you really . . . not […]

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Our spiritual journey, and our soul journey.

Think about your religious upbringing. Now look at your spiritual path throughout life. Finally, consider your current relationship with God.  (Don’t get hung up on how you — or others — name and describe that Divinity. You yourself likely have at least three names: first, middle, last. And if you ever updated your name with […]

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Welcome to the dark side. It’s on the back of the light side.

In Matt Kahn’s book Everything is Here to Help You, I read the idea that our ego is “the soul in its most dormant phase of expansion.” This opened the door for me to consider that my ego is not something to fight, overcome, or battle. It’s actually a piece of my soul in its baby […]

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The light, the dark, no difference.

    You’ve likely encountered a situation or quality that has both a “good” side and a “bad” side. An example of this might be accomplishment. Yes, we get things done. And yet, sometimes they’re done less fully just so that we can get to them being done. Further still, we can slowly become rather rigid […]

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