The Mechanics Guide To Reality

(suitable for all readers) A car sputters onto the parking lot. The driver emerges, sweat across his brow. With a harried look he ducks into the mechanic’s office and declares; “My car has died. It’s terrible. I’ll be late for an important...

Ordinary Magic

Bigger, better, faster, supersized. Todays culture encourages seeking something special that’s not here now. Whether it’s to excel at work, attain a spiritual high or carve a path for your child to stand out, special-seeking arises from being dissatisfied...

It’s Not Necessary To Love Yourself

The belief we need to love ourself comes at us from all directions; media, culture, psychology and even spirituality. It seems to make sense – the idea is certainly seductive. The implication is; if you don’t love yourself you won’t enjoy your life...

The Surprising Advantage of Discomfort

I don’t know about you but I was taught to believe that discomfort; emotional, physical or both, signals a problem. To be fixed, changed, got rid of, or ignored. No one told me that discomfort contains a treasure trove of wisdom. In today’s world of...

Don’t Chase (after anything)

When I played field hockey, one coach used to say, “Don’t chase after the ball, let it come to you.” Her advice seemed suspiciously casual but, as with all versions of the truth, her wisdom was a winner. Good things really do appear out of the blue...
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