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life spirituality

Recognizing the Preciousness in Challenging Times

“Where are we going? Do not ask! Ascend, descend. There is no beginning and no end. Only this present moment exists, full of bitterness, full of sweetness, and I rejoice in it all.” ~Nikos Kazantzakis – The Saviors of God I am feeling so deeply blessed to be alive in the middle of this lifetime. […]

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america VanLife

Mother Nature and Lady Luck

Living in nature. I find that facet of van life entirely enthralling and invaluable. While I certainly am not living full time in a van, virtually all of my van-clad nights are spent in nature in some beautiful place. Today it happens to be in the Tahoe National Forest waking on this bluff above one […]

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nepal spirituality

Nepal Earthquake and Kissing the Tea Cup Goodbye

I’m shaken from the recent earthquake in Nepal and I’m not even there right now. My stomach has beeb twisted and a low-level but pervasive anxiety seems to be coursing through my system. I can barely begin to imagine how it must feel to be there. The feeling of not being able to trust the […]

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family favorites speaking the truth spirituality

You Never Know

Strange how time flies.  Today would have been my mother’s 90th birthday, were she still alive today. I’ve been listening to Michael Franti music when I run along the ocean lately.  Actually, since I listen to his music as I run, it usually turns into more of a dance in a general direction than a […]

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life spirituality ukraine

Waking Up Into My Life

I’m leaving Ukraine in a few days and heading back home. Actually, I’ll be going back to Chicago first to check in on some business stuff, friends and family. Hopefully I’ll be picking up a car in Chicago and driving back to California, spending a little time enroute I love sometimes how I wake up […]