Seeing Collective Shadows

We carry the Universe within ourselves. We are multi-layered beings, composed of stars and constellations as well as the stories and experiences of our ancestors and family. While this concept may seem abstract, it is not merely poetic intellectualism but an important...

A Lament for the World…

And Considering Online Spaces Earlier this week I was speaking to a fellow author about how the nature of online reviews has changed over the past few years. While there has always been genuine criticism, as well as a mix of opinions, the level of hatred and personal...

Reclaiming the Outer Guru

Rather frequently I hear from clients and students that they believe, or have heard, that they do not need to have an outer spiritual teacher or guru figure to guide them. That by looking within they will find their inner guru, or that all outer spiritual teachers are...

Five Favorite Individualist (Spiritual) Books

I have a passion for non-fiction spiritual writers who are individualists. They bring in new thoughts, different perspective, and they are often soul-baring, allowing access for a paltry sum to their decades of consideration and experience. Our response to...