THE POWER OF PERSPECTIVE

My mother recently brought me a picture taken when I was playing with my friends as a child. It got me thinking about an excerpt from one of George Carlin’s comedy sets. He was talking about the fact that he wanted to live his life backwards. Living life backwards, we start out dead (we get […]

Forging the Path Ahead

Walk away feeling like we don’t have to wait for someone else to get out of our way in order to move forward. In order for us to really make progress, we need the understanding and awareness that the only way to do it is to move forward together. Think about what is required of […]

Concentration Eliminates Distraction

The mind can appear like it is hard to control— some even say that it is easier to control the wind than it is to control the mind. But when we concentrate and focus on one thing, that can be all that exists. That is why often, in meditation, it is easier to light a […]

Samskara: The Sum Of Our Actions

Start today by thinking about everything we did yesterday—every interaction, every experience, every thought, and every feeling and emotion— and then assign a positive or negative value to that entire day. Sum up all the emotions, feelings, and interactions we have yesterday into one emotion or energy. What would it be? The idea of Karma […]