Protect and maintain your empathy, and our shared presence.

Fear doesn’t necessarily take you out of mutual presence and empathy with the rest of the universe, but anger does. Anger is a pushing away, an effort to resist, to distance, and to separate. Anger is an emotionally energetic effort to push away fear, and pushes all...

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“There can be no greater self-sabotage…”

You should never let fear be a deterrent to pursuing, accepting, feeling or expressing love. There can be no greater self-sabotage than to deny love. And yes, of course, this includes letting yourself love yourself, and letting go of any and all attitudes that get in...

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The most dangerous of all illusions.

What traps you in shock and anxiety is the feeling that there are things that you must hold onto, that you must not lose, the idea that there is something that you cannot be without, that is not readily available. It is the most dangerous of all illusions. Your...

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Life is what is, not what was.

Analyzing things, “intellectualizing“ experience, rationalizing what occurs, these are all superficial substitutes for simply being present, having, accepting and feeling what is present. Rather than resorting to “thinking“, be present, so as not to miss the moment....

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All that seriousness!

The more seriousness you attach to or pump into any part of life, the sillier you are being. There is no fuller resolution of anything with troubling feelings attached to it than to arrive at laughter about how seriously you have been creating it as being.

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What doesn’t kill you…

“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” is something people say to make a person feel better when they are going through something very challenging to experience. However, it is a misleading statement. That which does not kill you can leave you crippled if that is...

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