1 09, 2018

A Swimming Lesson

September 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

I haven’t been swimming enough this summer, but did get to in my home town recently with my Dad.  We exchanged a few tips and then each went to work in that isolated realm of a swimming lane. During breast-stroke [...]

6 07, 2018

The Slow Shift

July 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

How is it that moving my body through this sequence of ancient postures over the years has begun to ground and center my spirit?  I believe it may have something to do with honoring the Source of all Gifts.  But [...]

5 05, 2018

A Gift from the Sea

May 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

I recently had the chance to play in the Pacific Ocean for a few days.  Wanting to improve at surfing, I signed up for a lesson and then practiced for the four days that followed.  When I wasn’t getting sea [...]

11 03, 2018

Failing Upward

March 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The past six weeks or so I've listened to two books that were very different but contained an identical saying which I'd never heard before and really struck me.  It is: "Anything worth doing, is worth doing badly." Yup, that's [...]

8 01, 2018

What’s Your Vision?

January 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

With a new year ahead of us, I've been thinking about vision - not only what we see right before us with our physical eyes, but what we see and want for ourselves and our lives in the future. This [...]

18 12, 2017

Slow Down

December 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

This week I rented a 15’ truck to move some equipment from central to southern New Hampshire.  It was a clear cold day - perfect for taking in the forested mountains near Sunapee.  Pulling onto Route 89 I glanced down [...]

1 12, 2017

Relax With What Is

December 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Relaxing with, rather than resisting what is helps us understand that we can turn challenging, difficult moments into opportunities for profound change. This looks like not immediately reacting when something or someone triggers us. In that pause, there is the [...]

5 11, 2017

Traveling Together

November 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

A very dear friend of mine explained to me this week, that she’d come to the realization that each of us is on our own path.  I saw her point; felt like that made a lot of sense; and so [...]

21 10, 2017

Personal Revolution?

October 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

A few in our community recently made the choice to commit to a 40 day program with “Personal Revolution” as part of its title.  This begs the question - Why a personal revolution?  Why change? In a word: Joy.  It [...]

10 09, 2017

Paying Attention

September 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

I recently heard a Buddhist Teacher confess that it is much easier for him to talk about suffering than happiness. His theory as to why: suffering is universal and we feel relief hearing we are not alone in it, but [...]

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