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…

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…