the Holidays

The following quotes offers a perspective that could be specific to the holidays as well. “We must be willing to let go of the life (holiday) we planned so as to have the life (holiday) that is waiting for us.” – Joseph Campbell If you simply show up,...

Uh Oh, here they come again…the holidays!

The holidays can be challenging on many levels when it comes to family gatherings, food, drink and gifts. Before you know it, you’ve had too much of all of them! What is the problem? Many families avoid each other through the year and then come together with...

Which brain is in control?

The brain, a product of evolution, has three distinctive and integrated parts as shown here. The Reptile brain, that which we share with the reptiles, correlates with the survival instinct. Translated into human behavior, it is revealed in the automatic, predictable,...

Thoughts that capture my imagination and give perspective!

Characteristics of Life by Camille Dungy   A fifth of animals without backbones could be at risk of extinction, say scientists. -BBC Nature News Ask me if I speak for the snail and I will tell you I speak for the snail. speak of underneathedness and the welcome of...

Interdependence in human family relationships

“I say that it touches a man that his blood is sea water and his tears are salt, that the seed of his loins is scarcely different from the same cells in a sea weed, and that of stuff like his bones coral is made. I say that the physical and biologic law lies...