I just had the opportunity to see another stage production of Les Miserablés, I have seen it several times in the theatre, and of course have seen the movie, but this particular performance seemed to clarify for me the archetypal elements of the work. Maybe this came to me in a more obvious way having just [...]
Things are getting a bad rep these days. There are countless articles floating around the Internet and in print publications extolling the virtues of letting go and throwing out nearly everything you may have acquired over your long, or even short, lifetime. In our highly materialist and pragmatic era it seems that anything that does not [...]
The other day I began research on a new book I am writing tentatively titled “Divine Mediocrity: Being Happy With the Life You’ve Got.” I was intrigued by an Internet article I read about spiritual bypass, and had contrasted that reading experience with a recent re-look at the infamous little film “The Secret.” I was a [...]
So I was very proud to be a human as I walked out of the theatre that night—maybe only for a moment, but that moment was sublime. I thought of the huge responsibility that came with the ability to create in this fashion, and I thought about how we were still acting like children in taking on that responsibility.
Have you ever reached for something so difficult to grasp you nearly fell over or felt like you would snap from stretching so hard? It is easy to become blinded by our desire for something. Not just material things, but things like relationships, success, and happiness.
All lives are unique. Each of us creates a story that will never be told the same way again. Each of us sees the world in a slightly different way, and each of us brings something unique and special to the other people and other living things we encounter on our journey through life.