Holeheartedly

We want to make ourselves happy by filling the sadness that lurks deep in our hearts. An emptiness that nothing can ever fill. If we keep trying to fill this space, we can never have peace and we will never be happy. We cannot fill the internal with the external. When we finally accept thisContinue reading “Holeheartedly”

Yurtu

The Aborigines have a story about the Yurtu, little souls that travel on raindrops to find human mothers. We spend so much energy as children trying to make parents happy, as parents we struggle to make the best of what we can for our children, but in the end, everyone is failing to understand theContinue reading “Yurtu”

Mana Mana

In traditional Hawaiian beliefs, Mana is the spiritual energy of the world. The divine spark, the most important thing from which all in the worlds are made. My personal spiritual philosophy has this energy as the kind of divine awareness of which all living things are a part. This energy, in Hawaiian tradition, is whatContinue reading “Mana Mana”

The Fierce and Beautiful Pele

Pele is the goddess of volcanos and of lightening. A goddess with a back straight as a cliff and breasts round like the moon, she killed her true love by incineration with lava, when she decided that her sister’s journey to fetch him took too long. She tried to kill her sister Hiā€˜iaka too, butContinue reading “The Fierce and Beautiful Pele”