Stop Judging Me

Judgement. I notice that some of us use this word in defining what someone has done when they disapprove of our behaviour. But what are we saying and doing when we express the sentiment "Stop judging me?" How can someone's disapproval of us...

Taking Another Step

Beginner's Mind Takes Another Step   It was finished. She gazed upon it and pondered. It was time for the next step in the flow. She hesitated but the urge birthed words, "Do it." She revealed.   The minds came to see what...

Subjective Comparison

Comparison. Competition. Humbug! I say. Most people keep insisting that these are important forces without which the betterment of humankind's existence would not occur. I continue unconvinced. No matter to whom I present this opinion of mine, I...

An Atheist At Eight

I became an atheist at the age of eight. I had taken communion at six and was a devout 'confessor' until (I don't remember what) I began asking difficult questions. At first the all knowing adults surrounding me simply stared and ordered, "Stop being...

Clean Up On Heart Aisle

      Life is a series of choices strung through a single strand of moments, in a line, back to back. As we arrive at any particular junction, if it's a set of circumstance we do not like, we stop and say, "Huh, how did I get here?" This...

The One I Am Right Now

Two people sat together eating big purple plums. One asked the other, “What’s the best plum you have ever eaten.” His soul mate replied, “The one I am eating right now.”   ©euni/11    

The Forum - The Jungle of Thoughts

As in everything I contemplate on this planet, I perceive that our super competitive nature which has established our superiority on this planet, is paradoxically, preventing us from achieving a faster evolutionary pace. While struggling on the...

Urinating-ly Expressive

In need of release! Thoughts pounding to be expressed. Thoughts rattling their cage, screaming to be set free. For many years, these thoughts were privately kept, written in long hand, on lined paper. Why did I keep my thoughts private, hidden...