Archive for Marilyn’s Musings

Living In an Environment that Holds Me

Our home is filled with symbols from Kuan Yin to Ganesh.  There are inspiring quotes in frames on the walls.  I wear jewelry that has meaning for me. You may wonder why I surround myself with symbols, quotes and jewelry. Over 30 years ago we traveled to India, and Georgia lugged back a lovely Buddha. 

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We Created ISSI

We created ISSI. What would you say? Not us! Well consider this denial on two levels. On the 3rd dimensional level we went to Iraq and Libya under false pretenses – under the cry of weapons of mass destruction and/or the covert desire for oil. We got rid of Saddam Hussein AND his family and

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A Violent Society Breeds Racism

It’s interesting how people project their personal interests on the shooting in North Carolina. One senator points out it was an attack on Christians! Another reminds us the victims were mostly women. This kind of event which has become a frequent crisis is now being called terrorism! Without any doubt this was a stunning act

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Questions to Ask Ourselves

What are the values most important to me as a person? What are my 3 core values? What motivates me? Who am I? How do I define myself? How do I present myself? What has worked in my life? How would I define my successes? What did I learn from my successes? How have I

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The Question or the Answer?

You may remember Werner Erhard and EST (morphed into Landmark). Erhard suggested we “live in the question”. I thought that was a great suggestion….not sure I ever applied the idea, but seemed inviting. Not until very recently did I get WHY one should live in the question?  Once we get the answer, we tend to run

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We Live in a Paint by Number World!

Just imagine a large canvas, your life, and all of the numbered lines on the page. You are encouraged to use the color it calls for AND to stay between the lines. From birth you are given a few colors to begin with.  1=environment.  How you experience the world you live in. More colors are

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