We do not control our thoughts

I realized once again today that the thoughts that bubble up are as unexpected as the dragonfly that just zipped by my window. I was reading some incredible writing by my dear friend Dr. Kathryn Jefferies, and in it, she reflects on how we automatically believe our thoughts because we believe there is personal agency in creating them.  If we …

Dissolving the murkiness with awareness

Hello friends, It is a drizzly morning here in Golden and I’m hanging out in the richness and beauty of melancholy that rain seems to invite.  I love this clip of Gangaji speaking about the self-hatred that exists in most humans -the murky dark energy within our personality that we spend so much time (our entire lifetime – or lifetimes!) …