Fly Right

One of the sure signs of autumn in North America is a “V” of geese flying south.  Although it is esthetically pleasing, there is much more to the “V” pattern than you might realize. GREATER RANGE As each bird flaps


The human brain does not like chaos. When we see something that does not make sense, we try to find something familiar about it in order to bring it into a safe, comfortable place. That’s why clouds sometimes look like

Belong, Behave, Believe

In his epistle to the Ephesians, Paul welcomed newly joined members of the church, telling them they were, “no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God.” Paul knew it was important

Live Life Joyfully

One of life’s wake up calls is the first time you look in the mirror and see wrinkles.  It reminds us how much time has passed, and unfortunately, if you are a glass-half-empty person, it can remind you how little

Flowers or Stones?

We each want to feel better about our self.  As hard as we strive to be humble and unassuming, we often feel the need to look good in the eyes of our friends, neighbors and co-workers. If a person lives

Finding Peace

Finding peace can sometimes feel like an elusive butterfly. We see it. We know what it looks like. It seems within reach, but when we get close it moves away…not far away, but just out of reach. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Come What May

Very few of us are living the life we imagined 10 years ago. The difference is some of us are loving life and its unexpected changes, while others resent the surprises they’ve been handed. When we are young, we don’t


In February 1968, the Beatles traveled to Rishikesh, India to attend an advanced Transcendental Meditation training session at the ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. This much-publicized event was instrumental in introducing meditation to the western world.  The approximately 7 weeks


GETTING BACK TO NATURE We have wandered a long way away from the foods nature provides. Our food has become so processed, manipulated and manufactured it’s hardly recognizable as food; and our bodies certainly don’t recognize it.  We are raising

The Power of Forgiveness

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus Christ said, “Ye have heard that it has been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do

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