Emotional Generosity : A Hopeful Rant

What an unfortunate culture we’re building by demoting to a problem what is a normal human condition – need. I’m tired of being called needy. I’m tired of talk show hosts and writers babbling about getting my needs met by myself then selling...

Can’t Buy Me Love

The holidays have always been a special time for my family. My parents lavished each other and their three kids with love in the form of presents. As I’ve gotten older and my world view has shifted I’ve come to see the exchange of gifts as an indirect way...

Freedom and the 800-Pound Gorilla

The American culture is intense. It values incessant motion and strobe-like flashes of hard words and simple ideas. No matter what privacy policies say, it's a culture of little privacy. Why do you think we like gated communities so well? And, for all the...

The Meditation Garden: A Soul Story

Oh! I forgot to tell you. I took one of my Minnesota friends to the meditation gardens at the Self Realization Fellowship in Encinitas, a small coastal town about 22 miles north of downtown San Diego where I live. He loved it as much as I do. I tour most of my...

Emotional Generosity
A Hopeful Rant

What an unfortunate culture we're building by demoting to a problem what is a normal human condition – need. I'm tired of being called needy. I'm tired of talk show hosts and writers babbling about getting my needs met by myself then selling books on...