Stop chasing rainbows

Rainbows

As I sit here on a beautiful Sunday morning, I think about the friends and family members who are heading off to church, temple and retreats. And it occurred to me that so many people, myself included, typically go somewhere…

Human compost

compost

Metaphorically speaking, I think that at our highest level, we each can only hope to become good human compost one day. How we live our lives, the words we speak and our actions, will all be gone once we die.…

Being reborn as a cat

cat

As I sat and observed one of our cats this morning, I told my Wife that I want to come back as this cat in my next life. And then I realized that it’s possible that this cat is a…

Identity theft

identity

It occurred to me today that what most of us think of as ego is really just our attachment to an identity. We cling tightly to the idea of who we are, and what we are. An ideal that we…

Who’s better?

better

I wonder how often many of you, like me, judge others as better or worse than ourselves. I think I am guilty of semi unconsciously doing this a hundred times a day. Our sense perceptions of sight and sound can…