Posts by Pete O


Breaking the Habit

Breaking the Habit


Posted By on Jun 2, 2019 | 0 comments

In the category of “breaking the habit” comes this juicy story from Daily Beast, “The Secret Sex Lives of Nuns,” shedding some light on celibate life, and loves, within the cloister. “… an accidental touch that led to an embrace or eye contact that made her blush, but at some point in the mission, they kissed. By the time they made it back to Italy, they had cast aside their vows of celibacy and were madly planning their...

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Reality vs Belief — which has more power? Today I watched “The Secret Knowledge of Belief” which posits that belief is able to transform or create reality. I ask myself, which is more powerful? Belief? Or Reality? And what is the relationship between belief and consciousness? Add your comments below or join discussion on this topic in the forum.

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Today is Palm Sunday. It is a warm and breezy sunny day in Albuquerque, so I have the balcony doors open and the sun is streaming in. As I write this, I can hear the chimes of the Presbyterian Church a few blocks east, tolling a familiar hymn, the notes carried on the wind. Yesterday I received a message from Eliza, informing me that our mutual friend, David Donaldson, had passed away after a brief hospice stay at Lovelace Medical...

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Finding Ritual in Spirituality

Finding Ritual in Spirituality


Posted By on Sep 27, 2017 | 0 comments

Have you ever noticed? The word SPIRITUAL contains the word RITUAL. As you pursue your own spiritual path, are there rituals that add meaning and purpose to your daily life? Some meditate, some walk, some chant, some have a quiet space, some dance, some look for opportunities to be helpful. What are the rituals that define your spiritual path?  

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You Are Two

You Are Two


Posted By on Sep 27, 2017 | 1 comment

You are two. The one on the outside who everyone sees. And the one on the inside who interprets and narrates the world you experience. Many of us focus on the ME everyone sees, training and grooming it and conforming it to the culture that surrrounds us. The true art in life happens when we focus on cultivating the ME within, developing character, courage, kindness, empathy, and patience. The ME on the outside is always and only a...

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