The concept of contentment has been brewing in my mind. This morning, a friend shared a phenomenal video that was simply beautiful and really helps to redefine the entire concept of what is considered beautiful (you can watch it here. I would only suggest that instead of the title, “Because Who Is Perfect?”, I would suggest, – Read More –
I saw this ad from the 1950’s a few weeks ago. Since then I’ve been writing a post in my mind about it. There are so many directions I could take this…how body image is dictated so much by media….how women have for so long been sexualized in the media (especially in America)…how many women – Read More –
Recently, I have been searching for a new gym. Similar to walking into an expensive store (or even an inexpensive one!), I feel there is this process of assessment…the employees seem to look for contextual clues about your ability to afford what they are offering. The size up seems to often be an assessment of – Read More –
What first drew me into Zen was the concept that enlightenment can be instant. Someone could be carrying a pail of water and then Zzzzzzzpt, enlightenment! Everything came together and made sudden sense through just living in the moment. (And understanding the beauty and miracles all around us and inside of us.) Perhaps the greatest lesson I have learned from – Read More –
The following is a true story about Nelson Mandela, as told by Former US President Bill Clinton: “That was pretty smart of you to have your jailers come to the Inauguration and all of that, but let me ask you something… didn’t you really hate them for what they did?” Nelson replied… “Oh, yeah, I – Read More –
The walk to freedom can be long. I believe that Nelson Mandela used his many years in prison to free himself. Then he was able to free a nation and inspire the world.
May we all learn from his example and continue the journey to free ourselves. And may we celebrate all of his wonderful contributions to see equality for all… as his spirit is lifted from his earthly form :)