Imagine Your Solstice Day…

June 21, 2017

The longest day of 2017 is here.  How will each of us spend it?  Along with Albert Einstein, I believe imagination to be the most important and powerful faculty we humans possess.  So I imagine… …Since it is a work-a-day Wednesday, I imagine many going off to work as usual.  Yet when they come home  there … Read More


May 21, 2017

Teachers show up in our lives in the most unexpected forms. Today I want to talk about one kind of teacher that has popped up repeatedly for me: The Adversary. Sometimes this adversary is obvious: an open competitor in a structured scenario, or someone in conversation with a declared opposing position about whatever, from politics … Read More

A Credo of True Beauty

April 30, 2017

Diarmuid O’Murchu, a fascinating Irish scholar and social psychologist,  puts forth one of the best descriptions/explanations of Bohmian of dialogue* in his excellent book, “Quantum Theology.” I had always thought of this process (though I had no name for it) more as a way of being, really. When I thought consciously along these lines, it … Read More

Matter vs. Consciousness as the Chicken & the Egg

April 23, 2017

In our current age of the almighty Reason and Logic, everything has been about matter. You know, stuff — the physical world. If you can see, touch, measure it – then it is real. Our reality is made up of atoms and photons, wavicles and quarks that form earth and stars and plastic, music and … Read More

Skill Building? Snow Shovels & A/C Filters

April 9, 2017

There is always something new to learn. A new horizon to befriend…especially for the homeowner.  And where I live, in just the past week, both my heat AND my air-conditioning have gone on.  Fickle spring weather?  Climate change?  Doesn’t matter…I still have to cope. After over 40 years in Vermont, I know about cold weather. … Read More