Posts Categorized: self-awareness

Wisdom Comes in Strange Ways

Last week was tough for me.  I had a lot of emotional stuff to wade through and I was at a loss on how to change things.  I wanted to feel better but my mind had taken over and when my mind is at the helm, watch out!  I was tense and anxious, my stomach… Read more »

What is a Woman?

It was a small gathering organized by my friend to bring her home back to life after a long and quiet hiatus.  The table was overflowing with taco fillings, fresh fruit and whatever anyone wanted to contribute.  Typical of Santa Fe people came dressed in bicycle shorts or summer dresses.  Two people even brought their… Read more »

Practice Being Human

There is a new word in the English language. You won’t find it in the dictionary because it is too new. It was created by Zhenevere Dao, the founder of MogaDao Institute, to explain the growing epidemic of technology-induced neuroses. The word is “info-colonization”, and it has already permeated much of our culture without giving… Read more »

Golden Joinery

The Japanese art form of Kintsugi, translated as “golden joinery”, has fascinating implications. First practiced in the 15th century, it is the art of repairing broken pottery by joining the breakage with lacquer mixed with powdered gold, silver or platinum adding value to the breakage rather than covering it up. The break becomes a part… Read more »