All that we do is a Prayer

Isn't it true that everything that we do is a communion with ourselves? Chopping an onion, writing a poem, pursuing someone, stroking a pet, carving a mountain, honing a skill, flying to the moon, making millions, making babies, making art, performing on stage. It may look like we're doing what we are doing for others, …

Mastery

My two year-old nephew wakes up at around six a.m., plays with his toys, feeds the fish in the aquarium, eats breakfasts, plays or watches videos on YouTube or Netflix, takes a shower, takes a nap, eats lunch, plays or watches again, eats snacks, plays or watches again, plays with the dog, takes a shower, …

A little bit more

Mountains are not built in a day. There is honor in taking life one step at a time, according to your own pace. There is honor in going through the motions, in allowing time to shape you. It's about growing a little bit more, loving a little bit more, forgiving a little bit more, trusting …

Give back. Show up.

The best way to show gratitude is to be come who you really are. To show up fully. You owe it to all those who have paved the way for you. You owe it to the ones coming after you.

At the end of the day it’s all about Connection

All our hard work, efficiency, brilliance, ingenuity won't mean anything if what we do doesn't bring out our most authentic selves, doesn't bring us closer to each other and doesn't make us feel more at home, more grounded where we are. At the end of the day it's all about connection.

You are Eternity

Lie still. Stare at the ceiling. Breathe. Notice the sounds pulsing through the walls. Feel the textures enmeshed in a cobweb of scenes, events mini-multiverses of their own. You. are. untouchable. Remember this. This is a slice of eternity. Absorb it like water. Let it take the shape of your own mind. Bring eternity everywhere …