Tag Archives: Courage

Compassionate Vulnerability

What does it mean to be more compassionate through our intimacy with disappearance? To me it means that we become braver as we surf the ever-flowing tide of loss and renewal in our lives. We are able to choose whether … Continue reading

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Letting Go

One of the hardest lessons in life is to know when to let go. Whether it is guilt, loss, love, anger or betrayal change is never easy. We fight to hold on and we fight to let go. We must … Continue reading

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In a Holy Book I Have

In a holy book I have there are pages from the Bible and the Koran. And pages from the sutras and from the Upanishads, the Torah, and the Gita. And pages of things that unknown saints wrote in collaboration with … Continue reading

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Be Yourself

By virtue of participating in a group writing project, My Awakening Experience and Moving On, I have joyously discovered that many of us in the group have had similar experiences highlighted by the following passage from Joseph Campbell.  This experience … Continue reading

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Acceptance and Healing

Acceptance of all parts of self is how we begin to heal.  We can cut the ropes that tie us to the opinions of others if we are first willing to stop our own judgments of how things should be, … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

It is Father’s Day once again, and in homage to my own father whom I had the good fortune to recently visit with my 21-year-old son in tow, I want to take this time to write something about this ‘holiday’ … Continue reading

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Springtime

Springtime and courage, the courage it takes to grab a hold of life without fear and live that life joyfully is paramount at this time of year when everything is racing forward toward the light.  Synonyms for courage include: bravery, … Continue reading

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