Thoughts on Ukraine

It is beyond heart wrenching to watch the attacks on a sovereign nation unfold. This affects everyone single of us—all of us who stand for human rights, freedom and civil liberties. We are (collectively) watching the rich and powerful gain traction in their endeavor for world domination. This is undeniably about autocracy vs. democracy. Fascism…

Overcoming: Finding Resilience in the Face of Adversity

In my previous blog I wrote about “overcoming”—and how we, as a nation, still have quite a lot to overcome. I do not want to minimize the progress we’ve made up to this point, for it’s been great in many ways. But there’s still more work to be done. Changing the conditions of a society…

Where do we go from here?

There is an underlying ignorance and ugliness that exists in our country—which is being perpetuated, generation after generation. As we know, not long ago (160 years) we were forced to fight a war with our own countrymen. Different values. Willing to start a war to uphold those values. The South did not want to be…

Timeout for the Human Race

There are times in life when something so big happens, that it’s impossible to ignore. During these times, I look for meaning—if there is a message, something to be learned. In this very moment, something really big is happening to ALL of us (in the world) simultaneously—and I have no doubt that there is something…

President’s Day Tribute🇺🇸

In memory… “The brave men (of the Civil War), living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far beyond our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to…

Happy Valentines Day! 💙

For the love of our country I’d like to share a few words. I believe in us: “we” the people. Though we are a nation divided, I believe we can unite by finding the common ground amongst us. We have more in common, than not—and it is in this that we can come together. It’s…

Health and Wellness Consultant

As we grow through life, we are often presented with various challenges and obstacles. We may experience grief, loss, or confusion; we may have difficulties in our relationships, or be at a crossroads—deciding which way to proceed forward on our path. If you find yourself in need of support or guidance, if you’re struggling in…

In Memory….

I met Robin Williams some years ago during the filming of Patch Adams. I was living in North Carolina at the time–where Patch Adams was being filmed. My friends and I would go to the set to see if we could get close to the cast and crew. This was during my ashram days, so…

Spring Equinox and the Origins of Easter

Easter, as we know is a very significant day for people of the Christian faith. Easter is the celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. As we have learned with other Christian holidays—oftentimes more than one tradition is followed. Modern-day Easter is derived from two ancient traditions: one Judeo-Christian and the other Pagan. Both Christians…