Can I Awaken?

I believed I could experience awakening.  Bart Marshall, my teacher, set me straight and let me know awakening is uncaused and spontaneous…appearing to no one and beyond the beliefs of time and space. Perhaps like me, you believe, or you want to believe, you can experience awakening…but you cannot…but this doesn’t stop seekers from longing to awaken… Continue reading

Always Inside Presence

For more than 25 years I suffered through daily panic attacks, agoraphobia, depression, learning disabilities, addictions, and more, you get the gist.  This website describes the profound healing I experienced once learned to get out of my own way. There is an infinite intelligence, cosmic love and mystery available to each of right here, right… Continue reading

Origin of Nondual Philosophy

Nondual philosophy slowly migrated to the United States as the foundational teachings of many ancient Eastern spiritual practices for perceiving and experiencing a peaceful life. This fundamental foundation includes the teachings of Zen, Tao, Vedanta, and Sufism, along with the mystical Christian teachings of Jesus the Christ, St. John of the Cross, Meister Eckhart, St…. Continue reading

Big Fat Liar

It’s quite paradoxical to realize that softening and yielding the heart will dissolve what appears to be hard and resistant. Backing away from untruth is difficult for a mind struggling to hold tight to what it knows. These words are easier to say than to put into daily practice. When we sense something to be… Continue reading

Anxiety as Teacher?

Seems we all have stories of how best to deal with anxiety and fear arising in the body. Those of us held hostage by chronic panic and anxiety sensations usually have compassion for others experiencing this cocktail of chemicals and hormones racing through the body. For years I was on a mission to learn and… Continue reading