Emotionally Harrowing

Welcome, Richard, to SunnyRoomStudio. It’s great to be talking with you about your forthcoming memoir: Shepherd. Looks like the reviews are strongly tipped in your favor; congratulations! One never knows how the written word will be received by the external world; it’s a great act of courage to publish a book. I especially liked this […]

Autumn Intuition

It’s amazing what comes to mind when we allow enough silence and space into our lives to catch our intuitive musings.  Recently, for instance, a friend of mine from Wyoming, author Tamara Linse, posted a picture on Facebook of a leaf that was showing signs of autumn color.  A hint of red, drying edges.  I […]

Your Inner Mystery

This continues our conversation about creating a unique spiritual path.  One that is right for you.  One that challenges, yet inspires. Last week (the first of three posts on this subject), we looked at “how to begin” if you feel uncertain in this regard.  I also covered the importance of going beyond the “masters” to […]

The Listening Heaven

What is it about a tree that is so quietly magnificent?  Is it their graceful reach upward, their artistic shapes?  According to the wonderful poet, Rabindranath Tagore: “Trees are the earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.” But Ralph Waldo Emerson once said: “The wonder is that we can see these trees and […]

The Only Journey

Does your life have a theme?  Or several, perhaps?  If you were to change the primary theme, how would you do it — where would you begin? The only journey is the journey within. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke When I launched SunnyRoomStudio about two years ago, I planned to explore life themes in some depth.  […]