Category Archives: Life

I walked a mile with Pleasure

I walked a mile with Pleasure; She chatted all the way; But left me none the wiser For all she had to say. I walked a mile with Sorrow, And ne’er a word said she; But, oh! The things I … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety & Worry, Depression, Life, poetry

The Peace of Wild Things

By Wendell Berry When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the … Continue reading

Posted in Inspirational, Life, Philosophy, poetry, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Creating Change through Acceptance

by Golda Poretsky at Everyday Feminism.com Photo credit: Rebeca Cygnus If there’s one thing I learned in my years as a dieter and as a coach, it’s this: Hating yourself doesn’t work – on any level. You can substitute “hating” for “fighting with,” “tormenting,” “being … Continue reading

Posted in Depression, Inspirational, Life, Life Coaching, Mental Health, Personal Growth and Development, Psychology-General, Self-Help | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I am baffled by this seed of love…

I am baffled by this seed of love you’ve tenderly planted in my stitched-up heart, for my twisted soul now craves that burning feeling that lives in my eyes the following day after I’ve cried persistently in the lonesome dark … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Emergence, Life, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front

By: Wendell Berry Love the quick profit, the annual raise, vacation with pay. Want more of everything ready-made. Be afraid to know your neighbors and to die. And you will have a window in your head. Not even your future … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Emergence, Human Potential, Inspirational, Life, Philosophy, Relationships, Society | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Two Seas in Palestine

An excerpt from “The Man Nobody Knows” by Bruce Barton   There are two seas in Palestine. One is fresh, and fish are in it. Splashes of green adorn its banks. Trees spread their branches over it and stretch out … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Emergence, Human Potential, Inspirational, Life, Motivational/Inspirational, Personal Growth and Development, Philosophy, Self-Help, Self-Improvement, Society, Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

With That Moon Language

By: Hafiz (c.1320-1389)   Admit something: Everyone you see, you say to them, “Love me.” Of course you do not do this out loud, otherwise Someone would call the cops. Still, though, think about this, this great pull in us … Continue reading

Posted in Inspirational, Life, Philosophy, Relationships, Society, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Journey

By David Whyte   Above the mountains the geese turn into the light again Painting their black silhouettes on an open sky. Sometimes everything has to be inscribed across the heavens so you can find the one line already written … Continue reading

Posted in Inspirational, Life, Spirituality | 1 Comment

Gratitude Unlocks the Fullness of Life

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.  It turns what we have into enough, and more.  It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity.  It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a … Continue reading

Posted in Inspirational, Life, Motivational, Motivational/Inspirational, Society | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I Cry for Myself

By: Everchase If a newborn baby doesn’t see light within the first six weeks, it will go blind and remain so for the rest of its life. The same concept applies to the human spirit and its ability to form … Continue reading

Posted in Anger & Resentment, Anxiety & Worry, Creative Emergence, Depression, Life, Panic/Anxiety Attacks, Relationships, Self-Help, Trauma | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment