Calling Forth: Life Transition, Purpose, Fulfillment

The Princess Bride Guide to Beating All Odds

If you’re like me (and probably a few million others), The Princess Bride was a movie that captured your imagination as a child or young adult.

There are so many reasons that The Princess Bride is awesome, but as I rewatched it the other day (just cuz), I realized the thing that grabbed me most in this story is the ability to stay focused and fully committed to a purpose, even against overwhelming odds.

As I watched, point-for-point, how Westley …

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‘Stroke of Insight’–Jill Taylor’s Amazing Ted Talk

A neruo-biologist watching herself suffer a massive stroke that almost kills her.

An experiential ebb-and-flow between egoic individuality and collective consciousness.

An 8 year journey of recovery.

A mind of science deeply impacted by the experience of spirit.

This is one of the most incredible talks I have ever experienced.

We are the live-force power of the universe, with manual dexterity and two cognitive minds. We have the power to choose, moment by moment, who and how we want to

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Humility and Vision: A Transparent New Year’s Reflection

I value real transformation; meaningful and deep blossoming over time. The League’s approach to life is built on this fundamental value of growth and unfoldment. And what follows is my New Year’s Reflection, Superhero style.

In order to assess if some principle, intention or practice is really producing the transformation that we are intending, we must be honest with ourselves, with our process–what worked and what didn’t work.

So as 2012 comes to a close, I have been reflecting on …

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Toward proving the shared reality of consciousness and the universe

Today we bring you a tantalizing and controversial video by Dr. John Hagelin. A life’s work attempting to bridge the Science of Awesomeness with the Spirit of Awesomeness; where the experiencer of personal consciousness meets the reality of the universe.

This, to say the least, is an ambitious undertaking. Course, it does help that the good doctor is a particle physicist, child protege, genius, life-long transcendental meditation practitioner and, in my view, a damn fine speaker.

It is also worth …

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5 Ways to tell if you are a real-life Superhero

You’re a real Superhero. Hey, you don’t have to convince me–I see you inspired and active all over the place:

• Using your detective skills like Batman to hunt down the owner of the $4,000 you found on the street

• Helping envision and implement Denmark’s first bike-only highway

• Are part of independent yet collaborative groups worldwide creating a coherent and cohesive Occupy manifesto

Or maybe the most super-heroic action of all: random acts of high-fiving kindness:

In short–…

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