Meaning vs Connection

Meaning vs Connection

I read a fellow author’s blog this morning about a tough conversation he and his wife had with a fellow human traveler through this worldly realm, a man who had apparently fallen in a wagon rut emotionally and psychologically, puzzling over whether his life held...
When I . . .

When I . . .

“Don’t wish your life away Kaatee.” It’s what my German grandfather always said when he caught me wishing for some future time to arrive when I would get a new pony or get out of school for the summer or stop seeing zits in the mirror (on my face) or finally get my...
Getting Soft

Getting Soft

Little did I know when this photo was taken in front of the temple of Apollo at his temple complex in Delphi, that less than 24 hours later I would have a vision of the Bringer of Light himself while I was hiking up on Mount Parnassus. That astonishing encounter...
OUR GOD

OUR GOD

I have a confession to make – I listen to Christian rock music.  The melodies are usually gorgeous (they’re actually melodies!) and often inspire chills. The words are frequently incredibly inspiring, giving encouragement to leave the ego behind, to trust in a higher...
Desire, relax, trust

Desire, relax, trust

I was a guest on the Jeff Faldalen Show today—and a rollickingly fun yet intense “give and take” on spirituality, consciousness, “the path,” enlightenment and evolution it was. (To watch the show check the link at the end.) Nearing the end of the show, Jeff asked me,...
What’s the Point?

What’s the Point?

Several people have written me lately asking, basically, “What’s the point of living if all we’re doing is acting out the ego’s story?” I figured I’d post part of my answer. Here goes: Dear Janet: As best I can figure out, the point...