Guiding Principles of Perfect Relationships

A perfect relationship is something that is often hoped for.  Perfect is possible if we realize that it is up to us. Assume every reaction you have is 100% about you. Even when the other person is clearly causing it. Replace expectations with understandings. Expectations are unmet needs asking for attention. Ask for what you…

Find Compassion

“A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal…

Deliver Twice What You Promise

This may not sound practical at all, but it can be. The idea is to build a reserve, or a gap, between what you promise and what you ultimately deliver. The wider the gap, the more ‘vacuum’ you’ll create and the more folks will be affected/surprised by you. And the more pleasantly surprised people are,…

Mercy: One Precious Life

“Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.” –Carl Sagan, Cosmos Pass the info….

Personally Evolving

As anything evolves is can create a higher organization — a higher life form. So, as one evolves they become more sophisticated, more complex. Life can become richer because there is more to notice and more things to port to/connect with. Just look at how the human body has evolved into being — from cells…

Broken Promises

The industrial age materialized a great promise. It promised domination over nature, material abundance, unlimited happiness and unimpeded freedom. New forms of energy–steam, electric, nuclear–were substituted for human, manual energy. As the computer pushes aside the need for the human mind, we could see our way to unlimited production and unlimited consumption. (Fromm) Is that…

Enhancing Your Spiritual Connectedness

Are you looking for tools to design your day in a more spiritual way? There is a huge and rising hunger on the part of just about everybody for authentic experience and reconnecting with what’s deepest and best in ourselves in an ever accelerating and complex world. (Jon Kabat-Zinn, 2004) There are literally thousands of…