Tag Archives: Ojai Spiritual

What’s Next?

Discover a world? Explore a frontier? The career is finishing. The family is raised. The game is polished. The home is designed. Is that all? The next step is spirituality. We are troubled by emptiness. Anxiety & depression are rooted … Continue reading

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Healing Trauma

 Trauma is a global impact. Casting its shadow across generations & incarnations. Every human child is touched in some way by the waves of war. Some go sad & scared. Some go tough & mean. But none go free of it. … Continue reading

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Mind & Heart

I have been teaching that mindfulness might just as well be called “heartfulness.” In the practice we witness our own body, heart & mind. We observe our thoughts & feelings & so come to know ourselves deeply. And in this process … Continue reading

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Prayer

The whole world is one prayer. Judaic, Christian, Islamic… Taoist, Hindu, Buddhist… Shamanic, Mystical, Esoteric Anonymous 12 Steps or New Thought Metaphysical. Whatever. Every ceremony or celebration, every meditation or dialogue, every ritual or service any pause for contemplation any gathering … Continue reading

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The Way

People have been sitting on this rock for at least ten thousand years. The boulder is Matilija sandstone – it glows pink in the sunset & sunrise. The trees are Ponderosa pine – they smell like cream soda. The vista sweeps … Continue reading

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