Subtle Secret #1: Yellow as the Essence of Joy

The first of the Five Subtle Secrets I want to tell you about is The Yellow. And The Yellow is the Joy essence.  I think Rumi best captures the very nature of The Yellow in this simple sentence: “The soul is here for its own joy.” But of course, if the word “joy” said it […]

Where Do You Look for Buried Treasure?

Who doesn’t love a good mystery? Well, maybe everybody doesn’t always like mysteries, especially those times when you happen to be lost in one yourself. I guess nobody likes the kind of mystery that starts off with lines like these: “Why on earth would you do a thing like that?” “Who stole my blue cashmere […]

How to Stop Struggling with Yourself

Consider this possibility: What if you woke up one morning, and your left elbow let you know that it was leaving, that it was tired of doing the elbow thing, that it wanted to visit Dubuque or Lima, Peru? What kind of day do you think you’d have? Oh, sure, Elbow would be convincing. She […]