Seasons of Tao

It's fall in Michigan. I have always loved living in Michigan because we have four seasons. The constant change of seasons reminds me that I am always in a constant place of saying hello and goodbye. It seems like our lives as humans are built around the impermanent state of everything that can be known.... Continue Reading →


We are not going to deal with the violence in our communities, our homes, and our nation, until we learn to deal with the basic ethic of how we resolve our disputes and to place an emphasis on peace in the way we relate to one another. - Marion Wright Edelman

Is it meaningful?

There are not separate things that have meaning as opposed to those things that have no meaning. Everything has meaning, it’s our awareness and application of meaning to an experience that will define its value. I experienced great meaning in shoveling horseshit out of stalls at Starry Skies Equine Rescue. People would ask what meaning... Continue Reading →

Joy in Being

Being joyful about my life sustains me better than trying to attain the state of being perfect.  Many cultures are built on stories about “perfect” people, usually termed hero’s, and heroines. We identify them as such in the hopes the examples will encourage us to be “better” and seek to be the absolute best above... Continue Reading →

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