Category Archives: Enlightened Action

Christmas Peace 2014

Christmas is a great time to re-reflect on the need for peace in our families, tribes and planet. We often hear about the need to reduce personal violence or eliminate war, or better yet, to embrace peace. Making peace with … Continue reading

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Living the Future in the Present

I have this strange belief about the future. I think some, probably a majority, of us, are here in the present, but from the future. We retain a memory of what the future is like. It is amazing, full of … Continue reading

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International Day of Happiness!

Did you miss the announcement that March 20th was the International Day of Happiness? I caught it on a blog that day. I’m not sure I needed to know it was designated so by the UN two years ago, because … Continue reading

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Criticism, a Failure to Understand

A dream series last night had me as guest and contributor to a group of very rich people in both home and elegant hotel settings. They were all, at least socially, pleasant and welcoming of me. They assumed I was … Continue reading

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Mastery of Life

He’s a self-described oddball. He follows his curiosity with a vengeance no matter what others tell him is right. Yet, Robert Greene has created another book sensation, Mastery, following his books “The Art of Seduction,” “The 48 Laws of Power,” … Continue reading

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The Election Is Over. Not

I, for one, am glad to see the presidential campaigning over for at least a couple of years. Because now we can vote on what matters. In my view, we vote every day, not just on election day. We vote … Continue reading

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Princess Bride Guide to Never Giving Up

I speak a lot about commitment. There is no substitute to it if we are to discover the best life has to offer. A recent post on Elephant Journal made me laugh and cry because it is an insightful look … Continue reading

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Are We Aware that Living Fully Is Our Most Important Job?

When did you first become aware that living fully is the most important thing you could do? Sometimes we only realize that we have not been living fully when we encounter a tragedy, such as the death of a loved … Continue reading

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First Things Foremost

It’s hard for anyone to tell me what should be first in my life. Well, it’s not hard for them to do it. It’s hard for me to hear it. There are a couple of reasons for that. One is … Continue reading

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The SLIP

Love, Understanding and Gratitude Energies are easily understood. Everyone I talk to about them agrees that our lives would be better if we focused on those all the time. 100% agreement. So I say to myself, “Great. We all agree … Continue reading

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2012 and The Year Of Understanding (Y.O.U.)

There are many prophecies and theories about what is in store for us in 2012. Hold on to your hats. It could be the end of the world. It could be the end of present tyrannies or simply a broad-based … Continue reading

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How My Terrier Taught Me Mastery

How My Terrier Taught Mastery, A Lesson To Start 2012 Years ago, I outlined twelve or thirteen chapters for a proposed book “Everything I Learned about Prayer, I Got from My Dog.” I was convinced that dogs have an easy … Continue reading

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Merry Creative Christmas

How was your Christmas? In spite of very limited funds, ours was awesome for many reasons. The limited gift-giving did not limit our joy. My wife and I held to spending less than $10 on each other and were both … Continue reading

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You Are Not Alone, or, The Wheelwright

You Are Not Alone, or, The Wheelwright A Story about Our Future Have you ever wondered why we are here and where this all is going? You are not alone. All you and I really want is to “arrive” and … Continue reading

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