inclusiveness

gun reform
JOURNAL ENTRY March 31: What Happened, How Can I Help? The escalation of violence, not just on American soil, but around the world is happening for a reason. What is the reason? The complexity of the situation might not give us all the answers, but I’m drawn to the question […]

JOURNAL ENTRY March 31: What Happened, How Can I Help?


fear
James Baldwin: Let Him Love You VIA Wikipedia: “James Arthur “Jimmy” Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist and social critic. His essays, as collected in Notes of a Native Son(1955), explore palpable yet unspoken intricacies of racial, sexual, and class distinctions in Western societies, […]

James Baldwin: Let Him Love You


courage
JOURNAL ENTRY December 17: Courageous Heart “our Thought, with a capital T, is the table where all hearts meet” We live in a fast world. Keeping up with politics, changing laws, healthcare, technology while staying on top of our own wellbeing is at best, difficult. There aren’t any immediate answers […]

JOURNAL ENTRY December 17: Courageous Heart



painting
Leonardo da Vinci “I LOVE that Leonardo da Vinci’s painting, “Saviour of the World,” sold for $450 Million Dollars. Imagine though, how one person, or painting, could feed 450 million children or create homes for 450 million LGBTQ teens. Imagine offering quality living environments and healthcare for 450 million of […]

Saviour of the World


thanksgiving
Duke During my meditation this morning, a man appeared in my mind I knew about 25 years ago. I’m reminded how he changed my life —changed my perception about what had been unfamiliar up until then. In 2016, I wrote a series titled “The Ten Gratitudes” a collection of life […]

JOURNAL ENTRY November 23: THANKSGIVING


grace
Thought Work To create a new self we must let our old self die off. We are not the same person anymore and we need to give ourselves permission to grieve. Here is an example. This is an experience I had when I was 23. We don’t have to have […]

Creating Our New Self



root cause
May we strive to cultivate this in our children. Don’t expect it to be a place we arrive at. It will forever remain a constant practice that you and I must choose to embrace. In becoming friends with our practice — we expand in heart and lower our walls allowing […]

Root Cause


better place
A Better Place Marianne Williamson has said “It doesn’t matter where you are, at what level, or circumstance —just DO SOMETHING.” Fight for human rights, world peace, quality healthcare, bullied children, DREAMERS, eldercare environments, LGBTQ youth, or simply be kind to someone who needs you. The HERO lives on this […]

A Better Place


music
Hello everyone, Here it is Friday, October 20 ALREADY! In a couple days I’ll be recording this project titled BECAUSE EVERYTHING SPEAKS with the fabulous Peter Calo at Rotary Records here in Massachusetts. We’ve worked hard getting these songs together and I want to share another update with you. This […]

This Morning Comes



giving
Moments Gift Each day is a gift. I heard Oprah Winfrey on Ellen DeGeneres say that all our tragic events, 911, Las Vegas shootings, Orlando Nightclub shooting, Paris, London —and other World Events…all began as ordinary days. People got ready in the morning, tied their shoes and began the day. […]

Rushed, we Overlook