Every relationship is bounded in the pages of stories. The chapter when John was late for date night, embarrassing you as you sat alone in a romantic restaurant by yourself. Or the countless nights your wife puts on her "no sex" sweatpants to tell you she's off limits.
What if our most important endeavors, those that determine the direction of our country, dictate the quality of our relationships and define us as human beings, could be structured in such a way that everybody wins?
The Egyptians have opened this door for others as well. This is an important and powerful moment for each one of us, for it is in claiming our own authority to count in the matters of life; conscious life begins.
When we come to define ourselves according to political and national ideologies and forget that we all share common roots as members of the human family, sharing the same wants and needs, we stray from our deepest truths.
As we progress through Autumn's Season of Plenty, let us do so more consciously than ever before, rediscovering fall as one of four portals to a healthier, more vibrantly loving relationship with life.
Like the garden, it's our nature to blossom and grow, no matter what kind of soil conditions in which we find ourselves. We're ferns, perpetually in search of a larger container in which to house our lives.
Let's face it, Mother's are pretty simple creatures and don't require much on our special day. To celebrate Mother's Day, consider giving your mom a new book, a nice cup of tea and some spaciousness to become lost in a great story.