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The highlight of my summer for the past umpteen years has been an event called The XPoNential Music Festival. The third weekend of July brings with it fun, friends, sun (usually), music, dancing, laughter and love. It is sponsored by member […]

“La clave es vivir sin prisa, pero sin pausa.” (The key is to live without hurry, but also without pause). My friend Greg Petitti shared this thought on his Facebook page today. It  had me pondering the meaning since it […]

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase “each other” doesn’t make any […]

    What does it mean to be a nomad?  A wanderer, a wayfarer; one who has no permanent home. This could be seen as both blessing and bane. In the newly birthed CD by singer songwriter and instrumentalist Ed […]

I get all kinds of insights while driving. While en route to the gym, I was creating and polishing a business manifesto. It’s based on values that I hold and things I have learned over the years about what I’ve appreciated […]

  As happens often these days, I was awake in the wee hours; in this case at 4:44, which according to many who listen to messages from angels, is a time when they are pretty actively wanting to get our […]

  This morning, my friend Phyllis sent me this meme which delighted me no end. The initial reason is that the image is the Hamsa or Shaddai, known as ‘the hand of God’. It’s purpose is protection from evil. The […]

When Spirit speaks, I listen with open ears, mind and heart. I accepted an invitation to be in the presence of a deeply healing teacher from India named Sri Karunamayi,whose honorary title is Amma; which means ‘mother’ in her native language […]

A curious being, I question nearly everything. It’s been so since I was a toddler who asked, “What’s that?” as I pointed to an object of fascination. I explored (and still do) the world with wide eyed wonder. I heard […]

On June 12, 2016, The Pulse, a Gay club in Orlando turned from a festive setting in which people  were enjoying an evening of revelry, to a killing ground when Omar Mateen, a 29 year- old man used assault weapons against […]