Look to Nature

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.”  – Albert Einstein As industrious as we are and as much as we have grown accustomed to the machinations of modern society, the majority of us often lose touch with the natural world. Yet wisdom speaks in the wind and …

Experience Now

“No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.”  – Alan Watts To reach any goal in the future, we must use now as the starting point. If we are incapable of fully experiencing this moment, we will hardly be more …

Slavery Revisited

The following is a chapter from Money, Sex, Power & Faith. Order your copy in paperback or for Kindle! “I’ve heard ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’ read, and I tell you Mrs. Stowe’s pen hasn’t begun to paint what slavery is as I have seen it at the far South. I’ve seen de …

Choose Joy

“Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.” – Joseph Campbell Every day, we are faced with an assortment of tragedies on the daily news and challenges in our own lives. It is so easy to …

Live The Future Now

“If the future of all human civilization depended on me, what would I do? How would I be?” – Buckminster Fuller It’s often easy to look at society and shake our heads at the suffering it causes itself. However, we need to stop and reflect sometimes on the realization that society …

Almost Democracy

The following is a chapter from Money, Sex, Power & Faith. Order your copy in paperback or for Kindle! “We are usually told that democracy originated in ancient Athens— like science, or philosophy, it was a Greek invention. It’s never entirely clear what this is supposed to mean. Are we supposed …