Posted March 31, 2017 in Uncategorized

Three Syllables

Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the world. All things break. And all things can be mended. Not with time… as they say. But with intention. So… Go. Love intentionally, extravagantly, unconditionally. The broken world waits in darkness for the light that is you. ~ L. R. Knost (from the Brahma Kumaris Thought […]

Posted January 31, 2017 in Uncategorized

Relationships and SCS/NLP

Choose your love. Love your choice. ~ Thomas S. Monson

February has long been celebrated as a month of romance. As we know it today, St. Valentine’s Day contains vestiges of both Christian and ancient Roman tradition, so it seems only appropriate to write about love for the February Beyond Mastery Newsletter. In Radical […]

Posted December 31, 2016 in Uncategorized

Let's Cry

When I first read Debra’s article for January, “Let’s Laugh,” Aerosmith’s 1973 release, “Dream On,” started playing in my head—especially the line, “Sing for the laughter and sing for the tears.” What occurred to me is what would laughter be if there were no tears?

Here are the lyrics for those who like […]

Posted July 31, 2016 in Uncategorized

Spiritual Paths

Everyone is on a “spiritual path.” Whether you know it or not, you are on a spiritual path. My sense is that it doesn’t matter whether people are consciously aware of their spiritual paths because this is a “fail-safe” universe. You don’t have to do anything special to be on your spiritual path. I am […]

Posted March 31, 2016 in Uncategorized

Vote II

Those of you who know both Debra and me won’t be surprised to learn that we have different ideas about voting. We agree that politics is “outside the vortex.” My sense is that a lot of life is outside the vortex, from banking and investing to modern techniques of food production.

Nevertheless, I […]

Posted May 31, 2015 in Uncategorized

Changes in Awareness

Charles Dickens opens A Tale of Two Cities with one of the best-known lines in all of English literature:

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of […]

Posted February 28, 2015 in Monthly News

Make Them Think

“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.” —Socrates, classical Greek (Athenian) philosopher, credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy; 470/469 – 399 BC

One of the most wonderful moments of freedom for any human being is that total awareness of the truth (with a capital “T”) that I […]

Posted January 31, 2015 in Uncategorized


Recently I read an amazing story about a woman who wanted to visit a site considered sacred to her spiritual path before she died. She was being shown a book of photographs taken by a professional photographer. He told her he had been to the exact place she was speaking of, and had a photo […]

Posted September 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Solution

My world is suddenly very tuned in to those familiar with addictions. defines the problem in this way: Addiction exerts a long and powerful influence on the brain that manifests in three distinct ways: craving for the object of addiction, loss of control over its use, and continuing involvement with it despite adverse consequences.


Posted August 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

Intuition, Energy, & Healing

What is intuition really? How do you recognize, invite, receive, and value guidance? I mean, especially, how do you hold those experiences that make no logical sense, or at least are darn hard to believe (even when you are the one who is having the experience)?

I was recently with a group of others […]