Disconnection is the Root of All Violence

The beauty we see in nature is the same beauty we must know in ourselves and each other.Photo credit: Darin R. McClure I was really inspired by a story I read about a teacher’s response to the dreadful events at Columbine. This teacher recognized that “all violence begins with disconnection.” She knew that bigger problems…

Self Love

I am aware of and let go of any thoughts, beliefs and actions that no longer serve me. I open myself up to daily patterns that enliven, enrich and expand by life when repeated. I love myself so I can help evolve the world.

I Just Don’t Get Affirmations!

“I Just Don’t Get Affirmations!” I heard those words come out of my friend’s mouth and I shuddered. For years, affirmations have been a part of my daily life… …I probably use them hundreds of times a day. I believe in them so much that I even painted a “Today’s Affirmation” chalkboard wall in my…

Letting Go

The artist in this video is Andres Armador. He creates art in the sand knowing it will always be reclaimed by nature. It is profound to me – this idea of creating beauty, putting my entire self into an idea and letting it go. Some of what he says in the video struck me –…