Gut Instinct vs. Fear – Seeing What’s Before You

It’s really difficult to ascertain the difference between your gut instinct and fear. Both are real and resilient “feelings.” Differences or the Unknown vs. Intuition Sometimes we’re faced with situations that can be utterly daunting due to differences and ‘the unknown.’ If something or someone is unlike what we’re used to, we naturally question, or become […]

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Brussels Bombings — Again I Remember

The bombings in Brussels this morning, March 22, 2016, hit me like a ton of bricks. Empathic “Me?” I’m not so sure I believe in “empaths” in the esoteric sense. That is someone who literally feels and “takes on,” the pain and suffering of others. Yet, I do subscribe to it in theory. There are […]

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Why I’m ‘Still Single’ – A Seeker’s Tale

When you’re thrown back into the dating pool many ask, “Why are you still single?” I have to laugh at this (inside of course). Not because the person asked; it’s quite common actually. It’s because it seems such a silly question; from a literal perspective anyway given the word, “still.” When I answer him or her […]

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Suffering and The Ancient Teachings

It’s been awhile since I’ve walked in nature, I’m pictured, here, having just done so. Choosing to Live Sometimes the body dictates what we can and can’t do. I realize when facing physical maladies I have a choice. To feel like crap at home on my couch, or feel like crap living my life the best I can with […]

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Cleaning Up the Mess – It’s Part of The Journey

I haven’t been writing so much lately. Actually, it’s not that I haven’t been writing; it’s just nothing of great length. Daily I write the snippets that filter into my mind from somewhere else. Those little bits that turn into picture posts I share with the world on social media. Yet, here I sit feeling […]

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Hope — It’s A Beautiful Thing

Today was spent at doctors and was one of those days that moves me to question everything. I can’t make this stuff up; the shit that happens that is. And So The Story Goes As I completed the paperwork in the waiting room, the receptionist said, “The doctor doesn’t take your insurance. Someone called and […]

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The Big Empty — Turning 40

I thought that I had escaped it. Celebrating my 40th with friends and family for three days, I didn’t feel anything. It was welcome. I hoped among hope nothing would surface. Yet, deep down I knew it would creep-up. And it has. Forty is Just a Number For many this milestone birthday doesn’t hold any […]

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Reciprocity in Love: My Hungry Heart

“The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.” I stumbled upon this goodie quote in search of Contemporary’s Seeker’s “Choice Quote of The Day” for my Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ pages. It hit home, especially because I feel something shifting inside. Something that I can’t quite put my […]

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Unlearning to Learn — Let It Be

I realize that I have unlearned so many basic human life essentials along the way; elements that were innate, almost a birthright. Those little things I now understand I took for granted. Fundamentals said to be so crucial to life that we “just pick them up along the way,” barely noticing their existence. We learn […]

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Why We Are Superheroes: A Super Analogy

“Catwomen are not contained by the rules of society. You follow your own desires. This is both a blessing and a curse. You will often be alone and misunderstood, but you will experience a freedom other women will never know. You are a Catwoman. Every sight, every smell, every sound, incredibly heightened. Fierce independence, total […]

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