We accomplish more by being present than by being in a hurry. Sometimes we prefer to be in a hurry to let others know how busy or important we are. But the quality of our doing is more important than the quantity of our doing. And, perhaps, if we consciously practice being present with our doing, it will lead to simply being, with unconscious competence in our doing (think virtuoso at a piano).… More
Our entire life to date has prepared us to excel in today, which includes sacred learning. We’re ready. We can trust that! … More
Every piece of our entire life works to reveal our essence … and attracting a soul mate is a byproduct of that manifestation. Let it be. … More
Commitment is an ongoing choice. We don’t make it once and for all. In order to keep it, we have to make it daily. And in order to be happy, we must find a way to do it with a smile! … More
There was a time when one partner brought home the proverbial bacon for the other one to fry. Now, it seems each partner is expected to deliver the bacon, analyze its nutritional value, and serve it in a healthy recipe with a French name.
Marriage used to be a partnership in survival of the species—read: nurturing and providing for a family—because that’s what life was about. Life is about much more now. Or is it? We have moved from meeting our basic needs for food and shelter at the bottom of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, only to get stuck at self-esteem.
We postpone a family and work for a promotion. We save to provide “higher” education for our kids—after giving them 12 years full of extracurricular activities. And maybe we get a second home to vacation, and work, in. We can’t seem to accomplish or acquire enough to feel good about ourselves.
Nonetheless, life is more complex. We have time for more than gathering, eating, and sleeping. And we are inundated with options. Some of us work harder, some hurry home to sit in front of the TV, some get dressed up to be entertained. Some of us fill every moment, thinking we can have it all.… More