Is the Universe Friendly? I have been working on this Reflection for a few weeks. Then for a couple of months. Somehow, a few more months went by. It appears that the Universe was insistent on providing me with LOTS of material to work with while exploring this theme, and I actually have no idea … Is the Universe Friendly?
to any place worth going. And definitely not when one is embarking on a long and arduous journey of awakening. We do live in complicated, distracting, disordered times, when everything around us seems to exponentially escalate in pace and in complexity. Together with them, or perhaps because so many are looking for something deeper, richer, … There are no shortcuts…
What does it take to birth a new program/project/venture/initiative? I have been thinking about it today, talking both to my beloved and to a potential program participant (though not at the same time) about a new “baby” I have been birthing that seems to be going through a rapid growth process. A story about Picasso … Awakened Living Program Announcement
“When it comes to recognizing the truth of our own identities, most of us experience a symbolic version of blindness that keeps us from seeing ourselves for who we really are.” – Christopher Heuertz This quote just crossed my awareness, as I am reading “The Sacred Enneagram” book. Several recent themes in my life are … The Masks We Wear
This is a topic I gave a presentation on, this July, and it is an evolving area for me, both personally and professionally (keep reading). Here, I am reviewing and fine-tuning my thoughts on this whole fascinating, rich, juicy, and confusing area of “awakening.” What is it? Where can I get/buy/learn one? Why do I … On a Journey of Awakening
The only real question is not one of winning or losing, but of experiencing life with an ever-increasing depth. – David Whyte As the Right Livelihood Quest website has been updated to a new look, there is still a section that needs a review. My beloved challenged me to it. She is good like that, … What Do I Know?
Many elements and learning moments played their role in this reflection, as it all kept unfolding over time. My many years of inner work, through personal development seminars, coaching, counselling, shadow work, and deep inner work with the men of the Mankind Project. My years of working through healing the wounds of my family dynamics, … Loving the Porcupines
I might have just coined a new expression. At least, it is new to me. While I have been living with the actual experience since August of 2017, the words to articulate it are emerging only now. This is when Tobi transitioned, and this is what I am reflecting on now. The expression is Loving … Loving Sadness
Leaves are falling non-stop, like a magical multi-coloured and multi-shaped rain. The days are also getting shorter, and the air colder. At times, very cold. Given that it is Vancouver, they are also getting quite wet. Winter is coming. Archetypes is a concept that was brought forward in various teachings and traditions (I know, it … Winter is Coming
This is the one reflection I never wanted to write. How does one review 14 years of a life with such an incredible being? And yet… I have wanted a dog for a long time, and made sure all my friends knew it. On a fairly regular basis. I also had plenty of reasons (or … An Ode to a Fluffy Guru