Summer solstice: the season of light

… and heat … There seems to be a lot more subtlety about winter solstice. There is the darkness through which we must search for meaning. There is the hoping and looking forward to the returning of the light. But with the summer solstice it seems like everything is just out there: open and on…

Going into Darkness

Darkness takes away the surfaces of things. It takes away appearances and leaves behind the mystery. Those who manipulate appearances are left bereft in the night. With the surfaces gone, with the appearances gone, all that is left is the truth. We like the appearances and the illusion because they are easy to grasp. They…

A Beautiful Woman

This article was among the top ten favorites on the old version of my website. It is reproduced here with minor edits. The first Sikh I ever met was in the book Sara Crewe which was an abridged version of  A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett. In it the Sikh servant of the sickly old man next door transforms…

A Mistake in Understanding

Below is a post I published in my old blog that was popular with readers. I hope you like it too! For much of my life it seemed to me that everyone else in the world knew what was going on but me. I was certain that they always knew what was appropriate or right…

Argue for Your Limitations . . .

We need to begin policing our thoughts and speech and, when we catch ourselves thinking and speaking in a limiting way, we can stop and reframe our thought or speech.

Beginning a New Approach

Thanks for joining me! I’m trying to simplify my approach to living and being in the world. I’ve been realizing that I have been putting too much effort into measuring up to the expectations of the world at large. I hope to peel away all of the layers that have kept me from being my…