ENLIGHTEN

WHAT ARE WE MISSING? “Hurry ruins saints as well as artists.” ― Thomas Merton, Seeds of Contemplation WHEN it comes to change, what are we missing? Most people spend countless hours dreaming of change or trying to change:themselves or others. Yet, change seems to come in its own way, often for reasons unknown. Still, the […]

Four Books

Books on My Shelf 2013 Welcome back to SunnyRoomStudio.  This week, from my shelf, I selected four books to share with you. I stay alert, whether it be online, in a bookstore, sharing ideas with friends, pleasure reading or doing research for writing projects, or studying spiritual masters, to books that jump out at me […]

John Gunther

Books on My Shelf 2013 Welcome back to SunnyRoomStudio.  This week, from my shelf, I selected Death Be Not Proud by journalist and father, John Gunther.  This famous memoir, considered to be a classic, covers the illness and death of his teenage son.  First published in 1949, Gunther writes: “My grief, I find, is not […]

Fully Engaged

Journal Entry #11 — Seeing It Otherwise What does life look like through the lens of enlightenment? Or … what might it look like? I wonder how many of us are truly interested in finding out. Due to our “value-based” culture, I’m guessing that some people toss the idea around, but perhaps, not seriously.  Why?  […]

Be the Light

I often hear and sense a good deal of confusion out there regarding religion v. spirituality.  Are they one in the same, for instance?  Or why do I need to worry about my spiritual life when I’m a religious person? First of all, they aren’t one in the same.  Religion often comes prepackaged as “organized […]