East Meets West

A Seed Is A Star A Star Is A Seed – Stevie Wonder   There is only one will- the Universal Will.  In order to make anything happen on this plane, one must align one’s self with the Universal Spirit.   The Lord’s Prayer says it succinctly, “Nevertheless it is not my will but Thy will…

Muhammad Ali exemplifies the heart of a champion.  Time and time again in his life he withstood seemingly insurmountable t challenges by relying upon his heart.  Ali once told a group of Harvard students not to  look for miracles from outside of themselves, but instead , he told them that the greatest miracles came from…

Son, one’s 18th birthday is a milestone in today’s western society. It marks the beginning of your official adulthood. As you have seen already in your brief life and will see more so as you continue forward, perspective and wisdom go hand in hand. You will learn from many people as you journey through this…

So….. On we go facing the challenge of life, It’s hard we know, watching your dreams fall through. When we laugh, when we play, oh it makes the brighter part of our day Just a smile, is all we need to send us on our way So on we go, we must go on…… Davis…

While perusing social media this morning, I was greeted with a pleasant surprise. I was directed to an article and a concept that inspired me. It resonated with me. Marcus Strickland is a musician who recently released new music that was produced by Meshell Ndegeocello. Her music has inspired me and countless others for quite…

There is a debate among philosophers regarding our relationship with nature. Some believe that we imitate nature and others believe that nature imitates us. There are those who say that animals have a lower base level of consciousness and they can’t distinguish right from wrong. Thus they have no compunction about killing things for their…

I had the good fortune to listen to the wonderful jazz song, “Nature Boy” just yesterday. The melody and the lyrics are fantastic and the chord structure is no joke either. The song was written by Eden Ahbez as an homage to his mentor Bill Pester who introduced him to naturalism. The last line is…

The passion play that is Holy week is truly an amazing reminder of God’s love for us. Jesus reveals to us in the course of one week the vicissitudes of human experience. We are told that on Palm Sunday, he returned to Jerusalem as a king. After having experienced complete abnegation through the sacrifice of…

Last week, we lost a great leader and musician, Maurice White. If you are a child of the late 70’s then you are probably very familiar with Earth Wind and Fire’s music. Maurice White was the founder and leader of Earth Wind and Fire. They were one of the most popular bands in the world…

As seen in most world religions and religious treaties, spiritual concepts are often taught to us figuratively as opposed to literally. I believe one of the major differences between the Old and New Testament is that the Old Testament gave us literal rules to follow. It was explained to us exactly how God wanted many…

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Douglas Davis

Douglas Davis is a father, husband, writer, corporate consultant and business coach. He is the author of the book. "In My Contemplation: the Musings of a Resonance Seeker." He received a B.A. from the University of Illinois in English and Mass Media Communications and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. Whether it is through the parameters of a business setting, spiritual setting or practical day to day living, his goal remains the same which is to help people bring out their best selves. He has recently published an e-book entitled, "In My Contemplation" which is available now on Amazon.

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