Birds From Walden – Robin

The red-breasted American Robin represents the official start of spring and of new beginnings.  The Robin is a powerful symbol of parenting and hard work in the bird kingdom. Its values are as firm as its boundaries. Visibly willing to sacrifice itself for its young by distracting anything bigger that comes near its babies, itContinue reading “Birds From Walden – Robin”

*New Series* Birds from Walden Red-winged Blackbird

“The birds I heard today, which, fortunately, did not come within the scope of my science, sang as freshly as if it had been the first morning of creation.” -Henry David Thoreau- When I moved to Walden pond there were many unknown’s to discover, both inside and out. One of these unknown discoveries is theContinue reading “*New Series* Birds from Walden Red-winged Blackbird”

Alphabet soup for the soul – “Z”

Z is for Zygote “A zygote is a gamete’s way of producing more gamete’s. This may be the purpose of the universe” Robert A. Heinlein The dictionary defines a zygote as “An egg that has been fertilized by sperm” This is a natural biological process in humans and animals and is the initial stage toContinue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “Z””

Alphabet soup for the soul – “Y”

“Believe you can and your halfway there” -Theodore Roosevelt- Y is for You You have everything you need inside you already. You have energy and light and electricity coursing through your veins so you have access to higher dimensions and realms that can not be measured by science. You are electric, your thoughts are liquid.Continue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “Y””

Alphabet soup for the soul – “X”

X is for -” X marks the spot“ “If ‘X’ marks the spot of the destination of our life journey, then ‘Y’ should be the reason we’re choosing to go” – Cedric Crawford- The phrase ‘X marks the spot’ has a couple of different attributions. One version is that old pirates would bury their treasureContinue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “X””

Alphabet soup for the soul – “W”

W is for Work “I learned the value of hard work by working hard”   – Margret Mead – If you do the work , you will reap the rewards. And, if you do what you love it will not feel like work (most of the time).  Working hard is not about money or fameContinue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “W””

Alphabet soup for the soul – “V”

V is for Vision “If you are not being defined by a vision of the future, then your left with the old memories of the past“ -Dr. Joe Dispenza- Do you have a vision for your future?  If not, now might be the time to start thinking about it.  Where do you see yourself inContinue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “V””

Alphabet soup for the soul – “U”

U is for Universe ” Ordinary men hate solitude. But the master makes use of it, embracing his aloneness, realizing he is one with the whole universe” Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching  Universe, God, Source, The Tao. These are all different names for the same thing.  These are all ways of saying creator or creation.Continue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “U””

Alphabet soup for the soul – “T”

T is for Transformation Self-transformation is not just about changing yourself. It means shifting yourself to a completely new dimension of experience and perception. – Sadhguru- An tiny egg turns into larva which then turns into a caterpillar, before finally, transforming into a beautiful butterfly, so too a human being can transform from ugly toContinue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “T””

Alphabet soup for the soul – “S”

S is for Suffering “Pain is certain, suffering is optional” -Buddha- The Buddha famously said ‘life is suffering’ and that is true if you believe it. It does not however, have to be that way. The Buddha also said that suffering is optional. I believe pain is a bodily experience whereas suffering is a conditionContinue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “S””