Terra firma

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Maybe it’s just me. It might be. I doubt it, though. If it is just me, that would be ok, though. I might actually be a little relieved. I’ll put it out there just in case…does it seem like maybe lately, the world has kind of lost its mind? As in, many of the people in it are parting ways with sanity, as well as the actual planet itself might be losing it a little? With political discord, a growing diplomacy void, and repeated back-to-back natural disasters, I’m starting to wonder what exactly is up. More than ever, meditation feels like a small, quiet act in a big, angry world.

So, what do you think? Should we give up?  Read More


Monday Moment: Lifelong learning

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In this season of “back to school” and new beginnings of many kinds, we start our week with an ode to living life to the fullest. Although the two sides of this quote imply opposite outcomes, they’re really perfectly in sync with the notion that the present moment is something to be soaked up, wrung out and delighted in.

Mondays sometimes feel rough, but then, think of all the potential-filled moments today holds for things that make you smile, laugh, and even forget what day it is. They are days to be gotten through, or days to be truly lived through. The choice is yours to make, mindfully.


“No-Fail” Friday: Receiving mode

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How’s your road through the rest of this week been? Straightforward? A few surprise curves or bumps? Our theme earlier this week was the idea of being “in the driver’s seat” in your life, and how ambitious people can often struggle with the idea that they may not be fully in control of the wheel. Even when events catch us off guard or throw us off our game, we still like to think we’re the ones calling the shots.

Letting go of that idea is super scary. BUT, it also – strangely – brings you closer to actual control.  Read More