Chattering Mind

It is a challenge to mindfully administer herbal medicines and vitamin supplements. And if you’re establishing yourself as the family’s healer, you must ask yourself: “Am I giving this remedy based on wisdom and good experience, or am I blindly chasing the illusion that I can control my family’s health?” For my family, I’ve been…

Check out NPR’s fascinating “Talk of the Nation” interview with Edmund Morris regarding his new book “Beethoven, The Universal Composer.” In a response to a call-in question about Beethoven’s spiritual development, Morris reveals that while the great composer was schooled in Roman Catholic liturgy and wrote music as a young person for the church, he…

“Place your burdenat the feet of the Lord of the Universewho accomplishes everything.Remain all the time steadfast in the heart,in the Transcendental Absolute.God knows the past, present, and futureHe will deterine the future for youand accomplish the workWhat is to be done will be doneat the proper time. Don’t worry.Abide in the heart and surrender…

I woke up at five a.m. one recent morning, in part because I’d gone to bed at ten (an unusually early hour for me, unfortunately), but also because the window shade was beating against the bedroom window pane, making a lovely soft tapping noise in the billowing wind. Enjoying the noise, I listened deeper and…

Dear yogis,…Leave valuables in change room at own risk. All are divine but some do not know it yet.

The famous Macy’s store on Manhattan’s 34th Street now has two shoe departments: a “Comfortable” shoe section stocked with sneakers and rubber-soled sandals, and a “Fashion” shoe department brimming with the kind of spiky footwear you might see on “Desperate Housewives.” As I was recently flounced in a club chair, waiting for the sales person…

Must read! Must read! Do not miss the interview on “co-creational” sex with “futurist and social architect” Barbara Marx Hubbard still accessible on the website “What Is Enlightenment?”. Everybody knows that the sexual heat of a youthful relationship is one of life’s greatest thrills. But what is the role of sex later in marriage? Hubbard…

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