Modalities

The Truth Shall Set You Free – Well Maybe

While thinking about what to write about “Truth” for this issue of Garden Spices I ran across this quotation from the movie “The Big Short” – “It ain’t what you know that gets you into trouble.  It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” I began…

Truth: The First Principle of Action

Did you ever stop to think how important Truth is? Virtually everywhere in the living sciences and socio-psychological realms incorporate the application of Truth. Without truth, law could not exist, science could not hypothecate, and relationships would falter. Truth is the prime ingredient of society and universal understanding….

New Directions: Dance On

  Linda’s parents, Rosemarie and Bill Dunn I grew up in a household that loved music.  Some of my earliest and fondest memories are of listening to the radio and watching my parents dance.  I learned and still know most of the words to a great number of…

JL Yoga: Karma Challenge

So there is this silly challenge on Instagram for balance strengthening or balance therapy or balance whatever. I can’t think of what this little board she used was called, but it was like a few inches thick; it was even suggested to roll your yoga mat up and…

Music’s Abode

One of the most unique questions that could be asked, and offers only one answer is: “Do you think there is an end to music? You can’t say “No!” If you can’t feel an end to music, then you know what the Universe is like. Just how big…

Starr Dust: Balance in Gaps of Chaos

This picture of me with the Board of Directors of Unity of Marathon in the Florida Keys was taken on my last day as their Senior Minister, almost ten years ago now. Life has changed quite a bit for all of us in that period of time as…

Quantum Balance

If you were floating high above in our Solar System, you would see Planet Earth spinning around its axis, moving along its Solar orbit, softly coalesced within the Milky Way Galaxy, and eventually watch Earth spin its way into the expanding Universe. You’d be witnessing four unique spiraling…

FORGET ABOUT BALANCE

  “Congruence entails living in dynamic harmony, where strands of our lives play in concert together in a way that has a deep and meaningful resonance and that changes as we learn to grow” –  C. Gergen & G. Vanourek I used to really love the balance of…

Starrdust: Cultivating Joy

You know how it begins: someone says something that triggers you; you hear a certain inflection in the tone of someone’s voice; a car speeds up to prevent you from changing lanes so you can turn; someone’s child is throwing a tantrum and handling it differently than you’d…