Here You Are (Even If You Wish You Weren’t)

Working in entertainment, and working with spiritual practitioners, I’ve found the same thing. Everyone thinks they’re supposed to be somewhere different, experiencing something different, and being different. Where the hell do we all think we’re supposed to be?  This is the malady that the Buddha spoke of as the cause of our suffering. For people who are caught up in the …

Out Of Nothing Comes Something

Stillness wants to move. Silence has a lot to say. Emptiness wants to fill up and express itself, again and again. If we can rest in the stillness, relax with the emptiness, allow for a saturation of silence…we can create from our deepest places. Empty the well so that you may be full again. Trust in the empty space. It’s …

Finding Home

“Don’t mistake the finger pointing to the moon for the moon.”-  Zen teaching  If you would have told me, say 15 years ago, that today I would be helping people with spirituality, that staunch atheist, hopped up on a cocktail of antidepressants, would have spit out her vodka tonic, laughed hysterically, and then promptly descend into an existential malaise. That …