Step 346: Without Denial

"Do stuff.  Be clenched.  Curious.....don't wait for society's kiss on your forehead."  ~Susan Sontag (Vassar Commencement Address 2003) Turn off Cruise Control.  Confucianism - Islam - Christianity - Hinduism (scriptural belief systems) all focus on "Kenosis" - transcendence of "Self" for the benefit of others. Mainstream does not like radical change.  The currency of the …

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Step 253: Faith In Motion – Come As You Are!

"The facts speak for themselves."  ~Demosthenes Where is FAITH located?  Where do you keep yours?  "Out beyond my wildest dreams" is located in the right side of "my brain."  The "other" we fear is often a shadow dancer "within."  The brain has to hear/see something 3x before it registers that - "hmmm, there's something new/different …

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Step 196: Thank You for The Paradox

"Indefatigable - (adj.) - a person who persists without becoming fatigued." Find your Center.  There's a 'power shift' underway.  Something new is coming over the horizon.  Slow down.  When experiencing conflict - step back.  Nothing is it appears.  Can't fight Nature.  Balance.  Welcome 'unexpected Truth.'  Expect intellectual and emotional clarity - based on seeds planted …

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Step 182: Eclipsed

"Burgeon - (verb) - to send forth new growth (such as buds and branches); to bloom; to grow and expand rapidly; to flourish." The Turning Point!  We need contrast to keep life interesting.  Increase and decrease are interdependent. Think back to July 2000. What theme was playing out?  Decrease brings the opportunity to expand resourcefulness.  …

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