What’s Your Divine Sign?

Signs are important in our day-to-day life. They direct our traffic, point us to the correct restroom and enable the disabled. These, of course, are not the signs I’m referring to. I’m here to write about Divine Signs. As of this month, I have been working for myself as a programmer for about a year…

Parenting the Divine

Last week I spent an entire day with my young adult son. I learned so much! I had a clue that my son is a wise man, a gentle soul, creative and driven by an inner push to reach his goals. I had an idea and yet, when I spend time with him I am…

Beginner’s Mind

“The mind that dies every day to the memories of yesterday, to all the joys and sorrows of the past — such a mind is fresh, innocent, it has no age; and without that innocence, you will not find God.”  J. Krishnmurti Is your mind getting old? Is it showing wear and tear of holding…

Are Your Choices Magical or Mundane?

Clear the mists around your Avalon. I remember reading “The Mists of Avalon” over winter break. My roomates were home with their families and I had the apartment to myself. While the snow fell outside I was warm and toasty eating bread smeared with butter and honey just like in my book on the mystical…

THE HEALING POWER OF MUSIC

There is no question in my mind about the healing power of music.  Whether I’m listening to it, writing it, playing it, or singing it, there is an inner healing occurring both at the cellular level and at the soul level. Although I haven’t had any recent physical challenges to overcome, I have certainly felt…

Camp: Here I go again.

Gearing up for camp Of course it is no coincidence that the day before my new camping adventure, now with my son as a boy scout, “The Joyous Living Journal” has the entry named, “Buzzards, Bats and Bumblebees.  This reminds me that circumstances may occur and all I have to equip myself with is myself,…

Balance Found

Yoga is one of my favorite exercises. I love how my body feels after a series of poses: relaxed, energized, free. Last year, I committed to a regular practice, going to class a few times a week. Then life got busy and yoga seemed an expensive luxury so I stopped going. I missed it, but…