Birds from Walden Blue jay

Bluejays can be seen in the Northeast of the U.S. and Canada for winter, even though they are also in places like Florida. They are bright blue beautiful birds and are strikingly different from each other. There are skinny ones, fat ones, tall ones, short ones, and young and old ones. They are a tight-knitContinue reading “Birds from Walden Blue jay”

Birds from Walden Blue heron

Blue heron This beautiful bird can be found at the edge of the pond, often sneaking through the long grass in search of frogs.  The heron stands tall and straight in its posture helped by its long legs. Slow to move unless it has to.  Colours of a purple-ish grey-blue separate the truly majestic-looking creatureContinue reading “Birds from Walden Blue heron”

Alphabet soup for the soul – “Z”

Z is for Zygote “A zygote is a gamete’s way of producing more gamete. 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 natural biological process in humans and animals is the initial reproduction stage. It is theContinue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “Z””

Alphabet soup for the soul – “U”

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

Alphabet soup for the soul – “Q”

Q is for Question “Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.” -Euripides– Question everything. Question your thoughts. Question your beliefs. Question the Universe and then do it again. This is how you will find out who you are. Question your values, purpose and reason for doing the things you do. Ask other people questions and thenContinue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “Q””

Alphabet soup for the soul – “N”

N is for Nature “Let us spend one day as deliberately as nature“ -Henry David Thoreau- Nature has the answers to many existential questions if we are willing to sit back and observe. The examples vary across the animal kingdom, in the plant life kingdom and throughout the world’s oceans. Some are subtle metaphors, andContinue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “N””

Alphabet soup for the soul – “M”

M is for Mindfulness “Living twenty four hours with mindfulness is more worthwhile than living 100 years without it.” -The Buddha- Mindfulness or meditation? These two “M’s” often get confused for each other, and good reason. They are easy to conflate because they are very similar. Both offer great ways to stop and break negativeContinue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “M””

Steps to awakening series, step 8 of 12

Step 8 – You no longer live with a scarcity mindset because you see abundance everywhere. In this step, we make a massive paradigm shift. All of a sudden, we start to see abundance everywhere we look. We see the amount of life around us is brimming into the billions and trillions with but aContinue reading “Steps to awakening series, step 8 of 12”

Steps to awakening series , step 5 of 12

Step 5- You forgive people and situations that give you a negative charge, including yourself. Forgiveness is a key to moving forward healthily. Without it, you may find it very difficult to move on. In order to advance into a new dimension of being, you must return to your past and forgive the people youContinue reading “Steps to awakening series , step 5 of 12”