Be Mindful of the Moment

The here and now is all we hold through times of joy and sorrow. We may watch fulsome years unfold— or may not see tomorrow. Be mindful of ... Read more

Open Mind, Open Heart

If you want to live the peaceful life you imagine, you must start now. “Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows ... Read more

The Simplicity of Tea

"Tea is an act complete in its simplicity." —Thich Nhat Hanh When I drink tea, there is only me, and the tea. The rest of the world ... Read more

Slow Down to Savor Life

I've been known to tell people that I'm so busy, I don't have time to breathe. It might be an exaggeration, but there are some days when I simply have ... Read more

Two Steps

I have always been two steps after tomorrow dreaming of some new glory. Ahead of myself with desire and taking everything with me as I go never ... Read more

An Awakening

Sometimes you have to go far away from home before you can understand why what you have may be too much. Several years ago, I went to Mexico ... Read more

Ten Tips for a Happier Life

When will you be happy? Will you be happy when you find the perfect partner, save up enough to take that trip, when your children get straight A’s, ... Read more