Tag: soul

14 stories that prove animals have souls. I’ve always thought that all things, even rocks, are manifestations of the universal soul. If that’s too deep, just enjoy the short stories that accompany the pictures in this beautiful piece. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

With all the gloomy events and prognostications in the world today, it is immensely refreshing to hear Nic Marks sharing his research and his thoughts in this TEDtalk, “The Happy Planet Index.” Marks cites five things to do to be Happy: Connect with other people Be active Take notice of what is going on in […]

Why do I have more leaky garden hoses than anyone else in the entire village? It’s not only because I’m a gardener but also because I absolutely adore stuff that other people have thrown away. It’s all free! I love trash picking the way some people love major league baseball, or ballet, or Sudoku. I […]

“ … I believe that the time between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. is one where the veil between this world and the next is the thinnest. Often during this time of the day, I hear the sound of my name uttered by an unseen presence.” From the documentary, Life in a Day. The movie […]

Last Sunday night the Mothership ride was a more-than-interesting trip, indeed. As host Dobie Maxwell would say, there was a good vibe. Good vibe, good energy, good chemistry. I had originally intended to do part of the first hour but ended up staying until the flight was over at midnight. I’m glad I did. Guest […]

In Martin Scorcese’s 2005 documentary about Bob Dylan, No Direction Home, Dylan was asked how he went from being a folksinger performing other musicians’ songs to becoming a powerful creative force nearly overnight. Dylan narrowed his eyes and with a faint smile suggested that maybe he’d gone down to the crossroads. Maybe he did. The […]

In pursuit of spiritual discovery, let’s take a look at a couple of four letter words. Of course, THE four-letter word, the F-word, is a word so Bad that we need another word to describe it. When we say the F-word everybody knows what we mean. Moreover, we all know the word itself (the word […]

My credentials for spouting off about the spiritual realm are limited compared to others who have undergone deep study and rigorous discipline to arrive at spiritual truths. No PhD here, no ashram experience, no Master in the flesh who showed me the Way. Nevertheless, being human, I have no qualms about saying how I think […]

With the New Year getting underway I thought it would be a good time for me to explain just who I am, or who I think I might be. It’s a complicated issue unless one happens to be a basic brutish-style human being. I mean no disrespect to the Stanley Kowalskis of the population but […]

There are a lot of things in my life that I regard as important. From spouse to friends and family, to writing, to videography, to making things, to reading, to movies, to laughter, to healthy food, to holistic healing, to walking, and more. I pay attention to personal hygiene, too, but if you ask my […]