This Too

In the blog last week, I talked about the two core qualities of awakening, “What is?” and “This Too,” and I shared a story from my book Belonging to Life that showed the power of “What is?”  In this blog, I am sharing another story from the same book that…

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What Is?

In the late 90s a friend of mine invited me to sit with a new teacher she discovered in Vancouver BC. I said “yes” and off we went on the three-hour journey from Seattle to Canada. The teacher was Eckhart Tolle, and because he wasn’t yet well known, there were…

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Cultivating Spaciousness

“Spaciousness.” Let what that word evokes fill your whole being. Perhaps say it out loud in a long, drawn out way.  This is how you feel when you have just fallen in love and your loved one can’t do anything wrong, even if he or she squeezes the toothpaste from…

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The Light in Darkness

We all have challenges throughout our lives. Some days are easy and some days are difficult. Some phases in our life bring lightness and joy and some phases break our hearts. What would it be like if you could stay open during the challenging times? What would it be like…

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Are You Enough?

Are you enough?  Take a moment and be honest with yourself.  Do you live with a sense that you are okay and Life is okay exactly as it is? Probably not, because you, like most people, have been conditioned to think that you need to be better or different to…

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