Category Archives: spirituality

The Right Place at the Right Time

I have a friend who has managed a number of very successful companies that were built from the ground up by their owners.   He tells me that very often, these owners are hard to deal with because they think they … Continue reading

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Inhabiting the Edges

Yesterday, as I was sitting in the car in our park in the pouring rain, I received a post from my friend, Truck.  It doesn’t look like a good day for the park.  Want to do coffee in my office?  … Continue reading

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Blessed

I know a few people who are always talking about blessings.  It’s such a blessing that your baby was born healthy.  It’s such a blessing that you found a new job so quickly after you were laid off.  Having good … Continue reading

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Making a Difference

When people walk into 12-Step meetings for the first time, they are sometimes puzzled.  They came looking for specific directions to deal with their problem and what they find is a group of people sitting around talking.  Taking turns talking.   … Continue reading

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Making (Brain) Waves

In the 1950s, the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi introduced a meditation technique in India termed Transcendental Meditation, so-called because its practice was said to transcend normal thought processes to a higher state of consciousness.   Although initially taught as a spiritual or … Continue reading

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The Meditation Carousel

If you’ve been coming here for a while now, you know –  I am a Big Believer in Meditation.   Since I first learned Trancendental Meditation over 30 years ago, I’ve learned that meditation calms me, gives me perspective and that … Continue reading

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A.D.I.G.W.

This is the kind of subject I’d usually post on Sunday (for Spirituality) but it seemed like the perfect topic for the day after the world didn’t end which, if you are reading this, is the case.  What’s ADIGW?  When … Continue reading

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Wanting to Believe

During what would turn out to be my mother’s last stay in the hospital, she told me that one of the things she regretted was that she didn’t do more to get me and my siblings to remain Catholic.   By … Continue reading

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Contact

. Have you heard about the Dial-A-Prayer for atheists?  You call 1-800-xxx-xxx and it rings but no one answers – Well traveled anonymous joke . I find this near one-liner to be extremely funny, even though it describes my relationship … Continue reading

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Less Than Perfect

It’s Saturday night.  We had a very nice Thanksgiving, in spite of the fact that strep throat has been winding it’s way through my daughter’s family, hitting my grandsons, then settling into my daughter today.  The grandkids are sleeping in … Continue reading

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