Why the Grass Being Greener on the Other Side isn’t the Issue

People often say, “the grass isn’t greener on the other side”.  And some people, to be even more clever, follow that up with, “it’s greener where you water it.” Ugh!  Many years ago, I wrote an article entitled, “Greener Pastures” and in my research, I found a photo of two cows on one side of … Continue reading Why the Grass Being Greener on the Other Side isn’t the Issue

The Future and the Past Aren’t Real; Not Yet and Not Anymore

Instead of worrying about the future, do the now well and the future will unfold accordingly. Sort of paraphrased by Sadhguru.    The only reality that exists is now.  Now is the time for action.  That’s where karma comes in.  Literally translated from Sanskrit, karma is action.  Good, bad, indifferent, or even if that action … Continue reading The Future and the Past Aren’t Real; Not Yet and Not Anymore

Man’s Affliction and Getting at One With the World

There was a time when I thought I wanted to climb Mount Everest.  I was watching “Everest” on the Discovery Channel and it looked glorious.  Then I read Bear Grylls’ book, “Mud, Sweat, and Tears” and thought if he can do it after breaking his back, I surely can.  I must climb Everest! Why?  Why … Continue reading Man’s Affliction and Getting at One With the World

How to See the Full View

“A seeker is someone who always wants to know more, to the point where their mind becomes restless.  If you’re a seeker, you’re not just curious – you are defined by your curiosity.  Seeking isn’t just about observing and gaining knowledge, it’s about exploring the world.”  - Jason Silva The more experiences we have, the … Continue reading How to See the Full View

Let Go of Perfect

Let go of perfect. If you want to love, let go of perfect. If you want to make something, achieve something, be something, let go of perfect. Happiness?  Success?  Oh … let go of perfect. It’s a hiding place, providing a false sense of security.  Perfect is the avoidance of failure, and an excuse for … Continue reading Let Go of Perfect