Trust in God?

Trust in God?

It occurred to me the other day that there are millions of people — probably billions— hungry for a greater and better life.  I am one of them. Having been touched, over and over again this lifetime by something greater  (MUCH greater!) than my own puny consciousness,...
Transformation

Transformation

Looking for an image to accompany my ruminations on transformation, picture after picture of pretty butterflies floated across my screen. Blech. I mean, hey, I love butterflies. They’re beautiful, and the image is iconic when it comes to transformation. But...
The myth of self-improvement

The myth of self-improvement

I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t trying to fix something about myself. As a little girl I wanted to be a better pianist. Then a better equestrienne. As I grew older I wanted to become a better student. Then a better lover. Then a better broadcast production...
Taking responsibility for my health

Taking responsibility for my health

I conducted an interesting interview with a Medical Qigong teacher in Scotland, today. He forcefully reminded me that “The most difficult thing for people to recognize is that the power of healing lies within them.”   His statement hit me between the eyes, because...
Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise Sunset

I was standing on the beach in Hana on the east side of Maui the other day, watching the sunrise. For a year and a half, living on the west-facing slopes of Haleakala volcano, I’ve witnessed only sunsets over the water . . . long, hazy, fat orange-globe glides into...
A Different Kind Of Vain

A Different Kind Of Vain

So I had this epiphany the other day when the whole Trump/Iran thing erupted and it looked like the US was headed into another major Middle Eastern meltdown. And the epiphany was: I have no control over what happens in the world. NADA. People I don’t know and will...