O.K. No beating around the bush and trying to be subtle. I need your help. I need at least 100 of you, who follow and read this blog, to join me in the practice of Gratitude 100 – A Simple Practice for Fulfillment, Balance, and Happiness. As I began working on writing this book, I realized I need […]
Alaska white sun blazes cloudless blue sky. Water ripples like textured glass. Waves lap lightly to shore. Stream tinkles through ice over rocks. Couples stroll laugh. Groups jump, stumble. Dogs run and stare. Towards sun a lover’s gentle touch on face. Turn around quiet wind slaps like blowing ice.
Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr., saw that still in the second half of the 20th century the descendants of slaves, on whose backs this country’s wealth was built, were still unable to enjoy the promised freedoms, equality, and pursuit of happiness written into the American constitution and law. He accepted the charge to work for the achievement of those […]
Avaaz Photo I have participated in Avaaz internet actions for years. For those who do not know, in the words of the Avaaz team, Avaaz is an extraordinary community of hopeful, practically idealistic people who choose to sign a petition or donate money when no one is looking. This organization has successfully delivered petitions, with millions […]
Want career success? Practice gratitude. Desire happy relationships? Practice gratitude. Striving for health and fitness? Practice gratitude. Seeking spiritual enlightenment? Practice gratitude. This is my year of gratitude. And as any astute 21st century writer, I turned to Google to get the facts. Gratitude is a virtue, a practice, a reward, a measure of a […]
My plan was to launch this change in January but my lack of technical know-how created this early inauguration. For all of you dear readers who have followed Rigzenchomo – you will be redirected to my new site skywalker storyteller works (still a WordPress site). This site is still a work in progress. But, you can see […]
I’m an active e-mail activist. In November I added comments to the Big Ideas Project asking for what change I’d like to see in this country. I didn’t realize it’s a large effort to influence political legislation. The top 20 ideas will be presented to Congress. People can vote on ideas. To my surprise I received an e-mail yesterday […]
This Buddhist tale is a Jataka Tale, a story of one of Shayamuni Buddha’s earlier lives. It is a touching story of compassion and kindness. Click on the link below to hear the story. http://storytellingtheater.com/storytellingtheater.com/PERFORMANCE/Entries/2011/9/30_sarabha.html