What's in a Word?

Today, while searching the web for some blog material inspiration that ISN'T about the election, I came across this nifty list of Words to Use More Often: 

At first, I was inclined to simply set it aside for future reference.…Read more

The Celebration of Life

The celebration of life, 
shared in the beginning, and again, in the end. 
Yet we forget to celebrate it, in every moment we live. 
Time, days, years, go on, but are we alive? 
Alive and do not know it, sleeping

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A Year is Just a Year...Or, is it?

This morning, as I began washing my face, I couldn’t help but pause to take note of my reflection. The first thing I noticed was the silvery glint of my gray hair. As many of you know, I stopped coloring…Read more

Another Day...Another Lesson

Change has been my constant companion for the past five years. I’ve lost my house, my marriage, and a J.O.B. that provided a steady paycheck in exchange for heart-numbing work. Most recently, the spiritual community I called home for nearly…Read more

Why We’re So Often Disappointed, and What To Do About It

by Kimberly Cope

Public Service Announcement: The two biggest things that lead to disappointment are...drum roll please...perspective and expectation.
Perspective is defined as our outlook or viewpoint, and is unique to each individual and based upon our life experiences.
For…Read more


Perfect, tiny spec
Layers mounting year on year
Emerges a pearl

Did you know that the luminous beauty known as a pearl is brought about when an irritating microscopic object (usually a tiny piece of its own shell or a…Read more

You are You, and I am Me

It’s not important that I agree with you.
It IS important that we respect one another.
You see, you and I have differing opinions.
And that's quite alright.
Because those opinions are formed through our perspective.
And perspective is gained…Read more

We Get What We Expect

Have you ever noticed that we get more of what we hold on to. Sometimes I find myself clinging to the concept of scarcity. And lo and behold, that’s what I find myself experiencing.

In this morning’s meditation I received…Read more