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Having What You Really Want

So what do you want?  What do you really want?  In your life – your personal life, your relationship life, your professional life, your spiritual life, your emotional life, your whole life – what do you really want?  Think about it for a minute…   Are you sure that is what you really want?   […]

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The Healing Power of Love

LOVE IS ATTENTION!   Really!  Just think about it for a minute.  When you love someone or something you pay attention to it.  The more you love someone or something, the closer the attention you pay to it.  When you’re all the way “In Love,” you’re giving all your attention to your beloved.  If you’ve […]

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Laura’s Testimonial

So beautiful was the 5th day of the HTP retreat.  Quietly, sinking deeper and deeper into that which was present, moment to moment.  So intimate, so connected to each other, we mined for the gold deep within our beings.  One heart, one mind, and filled with compassion; we all touched and loved and so exquisitely brought […]

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Obey the Law

I practiced Buddhism for ten years in the seventies and early eighties.  Part of the practice was taking (making a commitment to live by) these ten precepts.  It was explained by our teacher that the precepts were not rules or laws, but rather expressions of the way a spiritually awakened person naturally lived.  By living […]

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Quenching the Fire Within

What do you want?   What do you really want?   There is a fire that burns inside each of us – a fire that can’t be quenched with knowledge (of the intellectual sort), that can only be satisfied by resolving deep within our being the Big Question:  Who/ What am I?  What is Real/ […]

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True Freedom

I had worked summers from before I turned 14 until the year I turned 24, when I completed my Master’s of Social Work degree.  My wife and I decided to celebrate by driving across the country from Detroit to San Francisco, stopping at National Parks along the way.  Our first stop was in Chicago to […]

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Forgiveness

“So happy just to be alive, underneath this sky of blue.”  — Bob Dylan, “New Morning”   Gratitude is what we naturally feel when our heart is open.     In my life long interest for opening my heart/mind I have explored many different and varied paths to wholeness. For a few months a number […]

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Facing Fear

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford   The concept of bravery immediately conjures up images of soldiers in battle, risking their own lives to save a buddy’s life, or to kill the enemy.  When I look at what it is about their actions that is actually brave, […]

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Trish’s Testimonial

So many paths one can follow to get “free”.  I did many of them and they all were amazing and helpful…..then I found Heartwork; the most profound and deep inner work I believe one can experience to heal the very deepest layers of self.  Now, on a daily basis, I can be free and also […]

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Paula’s Testimonial

I cannot thank you enough for all your help!  Working with you has been such a blessing for myself, my family and friends.  Paula McClusky