The Importance of Initiation

A student asked me to speak about initiation, which can be difficult to do in a short blog, but since it is such an important topic, I am happy to oblige… I often hesitate to talk about myself beyond broad strokes because I do not wish to sensationalize my...

Expressing Gratitude

I have noticed in observing energy for some time that there is a large difference between people who regularly express gratitude and those who do not. If we assume that people and the world owes us something, or we are unable or unwilling to express gratitude, we...

Developing Compassion (with Boundaries)

One of the ongoing efforts in my life is to be compassionate towards everyone (and everything) around me. This may seem like a simple task, in some ways, or some quasi-new-age-ing, but bear with me while I explain. People are difficult. They are chaotic, traumatized,...