Happiness is…

Happiness is not a Pursuit (thoughts for December) There exists a way of being that underlies and suffuses all emotional states, that embraces all the joys and sorrows that come to us. A happiness so deep that, as Georges Bernants wrote, “nothing can change it, like the vast reserve of calm water beneath a storm.”… Continue reading Happiness is…

June—Into Summer and the ‘Quest’ for Freedom

We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the life that is waiting for us. ~ Joseph Campbell A dancer leaps from the stage, a grand jete, filled with grace that can only be the result of an empty mind. Great athletes, artists, people ‘employ’ an… Continue reading June—Into Summer and the ‘Quest’ for Freedom

New Moon in Taurus and Mercury retrograde

New Moon 05.17/18.15 @ 26 deg. Taurus 56 minutes 0:13 a.m. 05.18 EDT 09:13 p.m. PDT Also, Mercury retrograde 05.18 @ 13 deg. Gemini and direct 06.11 @ 5 deg. Gemini. Practice patience and acceptance. Take time to reflect and relax. Be observant rather than critical and tolerant as “stuff” happens i.e. miscommunication, not hearing.… Continue reading New Moon in Taurus and Mercury retrograde

Full Moon 05.03.15 in Scorpio

Full Moon 05.03.15 @ 13 deg. 23 min. Scorpio 11:42 p.m. EDT 08:42 p.m. PDT “The mind creates the abyss, the heart crosses it.” ~Nisargadatta Maharaj, author of I am That Vastness swallows us whole over and over and over…in every moment our cares, whims and dissatisfaction are lost in the endless Reality of Being… Continue reading Full Moon 05.03.15 in Scorpio

March 2015 Full Moon in Virgo: Impeccable Insight

Full Moon 03.05.2015 @ 14 degrees Virgo 50 minutes 1:05 p.m. EST 10:05 a.m. PST “The aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity” ~Ludwig Wittgenstein When our attention turns inward and the mind ceases to judge, the ability to heal old wounds occurs as we… Continue reading March 2015 Full Moon in Virgo: Impeccable Insight