Leisure, Fanaticism, Distractions and Meaning- Why do we do what we do?

Is it true that any leisurely activity a distraction from so called reality or the social problems we face? Leisure is an interesting concept. I like to think about how necessary it is, how fulfilling it is, and what it means to different people. I guess some things appeal to some people naturally, like hobbies…cars, sports, shoes,…

Big Mind Small Mind-Practical Spirituality

So there’s the big mind and small mind. Big Mind, I am nothing, I want nothing..I am not this body. Small mind, I am this position, race, class,gender, I want that job and that chocolate, and ouch that hurts!! Truth is multidimensional. The spiritual path does attempt to keep you aware of the big mind…

Giving you 3 minutes of feel-good about our world right now.

It’s so easy for us to switch on the news, scroll through your news feed or skim over the newspaper and be bombarded with the terror and injustices that plague our society. So I’m here to do the opposite today ( And please know that  I acknowledge every injustice and struggle on our path, and…

Can we eliminate evil?

Can We Eliminate Evil? Thoughts from Through the Wormhole series. Moral code is programmed into us and we are born with empathy. It’s just more spontaneous in some. We have built in morality but its fragile, however, we can strengthen our willpower and long term decision-making (Proven). 1. If you have the genetics of a…

Memory Stored Over Generations

As a kid I used to wonder why I had to learn history. And my dad used to say, so we can understand and appreciate our present! I hated learning dates and the depressing events of history, and struggled to fathom why schools were doing this to us! I still have an issue with the…

The Real Life Goddess

Aspects of the Hindu forms of God sometimes appear with many hands. Especially the Goddess forms. Simply, it’s symbolic of her power, strength, abilities, and dynamism. And she still looks so calm. I’ve noticed that women are able to do this very naturally. This image is certainly not saying what a woman should do, in…

The Truth about Trees

Perplexed Trees are witness to everything around us. They have lived longer and see more than many of us ever will. When we feel overwhelmed or perplexed, the magnificence of nature is something that can keep us grounded. Literally, earthing, is to walk barefoot on the earth absorbing the energy beneath your feet. This feeling,…

Lacking Inspiration?

I haven’t written anything in the past few days, and I must admit I’ve been less inspired than usual. I can’t pinpoint what it is, but I did notice fluctuations in my mind. So I decided to write about my lack of inspiration, in attempt to retrieve it. Maybe this is something you’ve felt too….