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Metaphysics

Expect To Grow Spiritually.

“Expect your every need to be met, expect the answer to every problem, expect abundance on every level, expect to grow spiritually.” ~ Eileen Caddy Expect to grow spiritually. With this one phrase Caddy has taken what might otherwise have drifted away as the height of new age delusion – and injected it with the rock-hard solid…

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Time. Check it.

  “For us believing physicists the distinction between past, present, and future is only an illusion, even if a stubborn one.” ~ Albert Einstein Now I can’t tell you exactly what that means. (Something, deep down the rabbit hole, in the way of: you have equal access to past, present and future – time is…

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Do We Really Need Do-Overs Or What?

“We were built to negotiate and champion life by evolving, re-crafting, and transforming – not, by hitting the reset button.” ~ Catherine Collautt, Ph.D., On Having One Life. Or What’s True About Reincarnation. So often I have found that as we change – which we inevitably do in the course of this thing called Life…

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A Case, And Some Space, For Introversion

“Telling an introvert to go to a party is like telling a saint to go to Hell.” ~ Criss Jami Ah the guilt, and sometimes shame, we feel as introverts … Why? Because we get replenished by being in our own space and our own energy instead of that of the group (as extroverts do)? Why does…

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The Truth About Power.

“Knowing others is perspective, but knowing one’s own self is enlightened; conquering others shows strength, but conquering one’s self shows true power.” Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching This is why we do the work. Why I do the work: Power. That’s right: not for ethical, moral, or some other socially acceptable reasons – that is, not first…

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TED: Mind V. Matter

Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work. In this TED talk, Shawn Achor, CEO of Good Think Inc., explains why positive psychology matters: not the world – but the way you see the world, is the biggest determining factor of how you experience it. I’m going to repeat that, because it is a paradigm shift…

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Tarot, Astrology and Coffee Grinds: Part Two

This is Part Two of: thoughts on tarot, astrology, and woo-woo readings of all kinds. (See last week’s Tarot, Astrology and Coffee Grinds: Part One here.) In Part One I talked about allowing yourself to have some authority in deciding whether the reading (or ‘divination’) works/worked or not. And also, allowing yourself to use and…

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