The Mind Garden


” A man’s mind might be likened to a garden, which may be intelligently cultivated or allowed to run wild, but whether cultivated or neglected, it must and will bring forth. If no useful seeds are put into it, then an abundance of useless weeds will fall therin, and will continue to produce their kind.” […]

From Creative Chaos to Organized Artist


Clutter, Chaos and their best friend, Disorganization, are a gang I have been fighting with for years. I wasn’t born under that Lucky Star of Naturally Organized. I was born under the Star of Creative Artist and the two traits seem to be polar opposites.  Very few creative artists will tell you that it is […]

Loving the Yucky Parts


This morning I was doing my yoga and got to my first forward bend. Down I went, one vertebra at a time, my fifty-four year old knees slightly bent until I was hanging there staring at my toes. Suddenly in a moment of complete BE-ing and awareness, I saw them. The dried out, in desperate […]

How to Believe in Yourself


When you are ocean deep in love, you can’t be drowning in fear.

BE-ing: An Exercise to Blow Your Mind


From the Journal of  the Year of BE-ing. Day Thirteen: Such a simple little word. How can such a simple two-letter word be so hard? At first it was fun. Tossing away the goals and To Do lists. It was like finally kicking out the Taskmaster, or running around free when the teacher ran out […]