Choose your playwright

Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon the stage And then is heard no more. --Macbeth, William Shakespeare Thanks for the wake-up call, William Shakespeare! Apropos of nothing, but still interesting, is that whenever I contemplate this quote and appreciate it I see a woman smiling back … Continue reading Choose your playwright

Transformed vision

Why are we here? We are here to recognize everyone (and let's not forget ourselves) as who we truly are. When we recognize the beauty and wonder of everyone else here with us, our experience with them is transformed. It has to be. When we see beyond who we thought we were in relation to … Continue reading Transformed vision

Releasing what you embraced

As the layers melt, we come to see what has perceptually separated what we consider to be our separate selves from other selves, perceived as equally separate. They are layers of fear in all its components--anger, frustration, hostility, guilt, jealousy, helplessness. When you access one such layer, you may be tempted to condemn this whole … Continue reading Releasing what you embraced