Actively Abiding

“Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart…live in the question.” – Rainer Maria Rilke Everyone has unsolved matters in his heart. Such matters ebb and flow with the passage of time and their resolution cannot be forced arbitrarily.  How these matters are handled largely determines ones effectiveness in living. Actively abiding in …

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The Value of Decision

Lexi, my Red-tailed Hawk hunting partner, has taught me a great many things over the last two-and-a-half years. I have a deep respect for her hunting style, which centers around an uncluttered capacity for decision. Human beings have it relatively easy. We don't, generally speaking, have to risk life and limb every time we eat. …

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Alchemy of Calmness I

In my recent post, You are an Alchemist, I had an unusual sensing of the presence of something that was formless, shapeless, but not void. I've had the feeling before, often in relation to the daily blog posts I write, and although I find myself fumbling for words to describe it, the feeling is akin …

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You are well-endowed!

"At bottom, every man knows perfectly well that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time." ~ Friedrich Nietzsche Having had the good fortune to travel to foreign …

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Your Tomorrows

"Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?" ~ Benjamin Franklin How successful have you been at employing your talents in relation to your friends, family, associates and beyond? No matter what you have or haven't done in your life, what you've completed or left undone, you still …

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