You Are Spirit

Relax your gaze Unfurrow your brow Exhale deeply and allow your tension to fall away As your body refills with breath Feel the spirit enter you from above and below Filling your body with light and love Know in your heart that you, too, are this light and love For where your finitude ends, the…

Exercising Empathy

Before getting upset with someone who we perceive to have wronged us, we should ask ourselves if we would have behaved the way they had if we were in their position. It is easy to criticize others for the decisions they make or the stances they take. But their circumstances may have given them no…

Changing Values

We prove what is important to us by how we choose to spend our time, energy, and attention. We may claim that we value something, but if we constantly ignore it, put it off, or place our priorities elsewhere, our actions prove otherwise. This also means that we are able to change our values by…

To Live Is To Change

We often hear that change is frightening, but what should be more frightening to us is never changing.  To not change means that we do not grow, adapt, or evolve.  It means that we stagnate and remain stuck as who we were before life brought us to this point at which we presently find ourselves. …