May 012013

In case you haven’t heard, I’ve been asked to write a regular Wednesday series called Living Bliss for

While capturing some additional thoughts on my first column about Joy, I was reminded of similarities between joy, change and relativity

size doesn’t matter.

Joy will take any opening we allow.


Balls Of Joy


We look for crevices when a crack, the tiniest of cracks, will do.

Less than ten seconds is all joy needs to grab hold and slip through.

Waiting for the right moment or expecting to find joy a specific way keeps the exact thing we desire at bay.


Glance at a sunset. Laugh for no reason. Watch something sleeping breathe.

Sing a ditty off key.

Exhale until you can’t anymore.


Let joy in so joy can work its magic for you.

Small cracks turn into crevices before the blink of an eye.


Decide, let go a little bit more and allow joy to flow through.


Allowing Creation

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Jan 162013

This afternoon the unspoken, but very clear message from the vet is we’re headed towards losing a fourth cat in four years.

This is one annual event I will be deeply grateful to see stop.


The curious part is watching myself go through the process, especially since Continue reading »

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