Acceptance

Resistance causes suffering. It also does not change outward situations. Instead, it can cause you to exert unnecessary energy as you brace against the shift that is happening. Change is inevitable; all things change. Change is often uncomfortable, but it is usually our resistance to change that makes it this way. What is a solution?…

Letting Go

“Life is to be lived, not controlled.”  – Ralph Ellison I asked my horse to take me for a ride today. I slipped on a bareback pad and his bitless bridle. I wore my heavy winter coat, a helmet and my walking shoes, since I had no stirrups. I had the gate to the arena…

Inside Voices

Here is the opposite of intuition: painfully conscious, brain-grinding thought. The kind that you are encouraged to do at school. As if by sifting through the fact files of your mind you will conceive new, ingenious answers to really complicated problems. Not true. The mind is great at imagination, creativity and giving form, color and…