March 9 , 2022 /


A friend whom I hold in high regard said recently:  “It’s really challenging to stay connected to light during these dark days.” Part of my response was “Equinox is coming March 20.”  I know there are many ways to stay connected to light and this calendar event that happens twice a year is all about

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March 5 , 2022 /


Rashmir Balasubramaniam is a friend who lives and works in the UK as a thought leader and transformational coach.  I have come to know her as someone with whom I share many thoughts and impressions as we wend our way through these days and times. She posted this Mar 1 note recently that prompted what

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February 21 , 2022 /


For whatever reason, the Greek word pneuma (πνεῦμα) came into my mind one morning recently on awakening.  You will recognize the English words pneumatic and pneumonia both of which have to do with air.  Pneumatic tools are driven by compressed air and pneumonia is characterized by infected lungs thus affecting our ability to breathe.  Pneuma

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February 17 , 2022 /

ON THE ROAD – Costa Rica Part Two

Leaving the beach in Tamarindo, we drove via Liberia, past the Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR), smaller than San Jose, Juan Santa Maria (SJO) and more accessible to the northern sections of Costa Rica. We connected onto Rt. 1, traveled south to Canas, then north around Lake Arenal to Fortuna and Arenal Springs.  If

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February 9 , 2022 /

ON THE ROAD – Costa Rica Part One

2/4/22 Drove to Tucson airport, less than an hour from home, boarded our flight on time, had business class seats up front and upon landing in Chicago discovered our flight to San Jose was going to be delayed by two hours.  Instead of leaving at 5:15, it would be 7:25 and then… was canceled.  Off

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February 3 , 2022 /


While I was walking one morning recently, meditating while walking, highly recommended by the late Thich Nhat Hanh, I recalled several times in my life when I stepped into a new experience without knowing what the outcome might be. I was leaving the old and familiar behind and setting off on a new path, a

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