Gifts of the Season

Although I am writing this blog on Christmas Eve Eve, surrounded by brightly wrapped gifts and bags, am imagining that the Christmas experience is over, all my presents have been sent. Although I know what is in the ones, I am sending, I do not know what is in the gifts I will be receiving.…

Be Grateful In All things

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because it reminds me to practice gratitude. For many people Thanksgiving is a special time with family and friends, sharing favorite foods and enjoying each other’s company. I know that for many people football is part of the tradition. I For some families it is an afternoon of playing cards…

Be Grateful In All things

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because it reminds me to practice gratitude. For many people Thanksgiving is a special time with family and friends, sharing favorite foods and enjoying each other’s company. I know that for many people football is part of the tradition. I For some families it is an afternoon of playing cards…

June Gloom: Southern California’s start to summer

A gloomy day is the start of something big.  Southern California has this weather pattern which brings the start of summer a cloudy covering. Usually taking up the whole month of June, we have termed it “June Gloom.”  Having children still in school,  it makes for an interesting perspective.  It marks the end of something…

The Gifts of Acceptance and Gratitude

gaining a new perspective on acceptance and gratitude I’ve been all over the place this week … or at least that’s how I feel. Digitally and physically I’ve not been at home. Between housesitting and a dead harddrive I’ve been a displaced person. The change of scenery, routine and habits has been a nice little…

The Gifts of Acceptance and Gratitude

gaining a new perspective on acceptance and gratitude I’ve been all over the place this week … or at least that’s how I feel. Digitally and physically I’ve not been at home. Between housesitting and a dead harddrive I’ve been a displaced person. The change of scenery, routine and habits has been a nice little…

Seeing Clearly

Daniel Nahmod Today I will be going up the mountain to Lake Arrowhead for our annual multi-Center Retreat. This retreat is organized by the Redondo Beach Center for Spiritual Living and has been a Memorial Weekend activity for many years. Almost always the consciousness of lack of clarity is that with which we arrive and…

Seeing Clearly

Daniel Nahmod Today I will be going up the mountain to Lake Arrowhead for our annual multi-Center Retreat. This retreat is organized by the Redondo Beach Center for Spiritual Living and has been a Memorial Weekend activity for many years. Almost always the consciousness of lack of clarity is that with which we arrive and…