Cosmic Orange Juice


It is only when everything else fails to satisfy that we are ready to go beyond the boundaries of convention and delve into the realm of the Spirit.

Highest and Best Use


As time passes, conditions change. For example, a property original built out as a three storey garage can have a higher value and use to the owner and to other people as a high-rise office building.

As Being Comes Alive


As Being comes alive in me, fear and anxiety dissipate. I feel more peace. Every action I take has meaning. Heaviness yields to lightness. Clarity, simplicity, and focus become second nature. The future is uncertain yet full of possibilities for creativity and enjoyment. I can make every breath serve a higher purpose. David Gittlin hasContinue reading “As Being Comes Alive”

Some Advice I Need to Follow


I wrote this seven years ago.  I just updated it. I have found one of the best ways to keep my life interesting is to make a regular practice of doing things I haven’t done before. If I am bored, apathetic, uninspired, or generally in a rut, it is usually because I have allowed myselfContinue reading “Some Advice I Need to Follow”

Hugging the Buddha


The title of this blog is misleading. I wrote it to get your attention. If you feel manipulated, PLEASE DO NOT STOP reading. I promise to make this interesting. The man who became the Buddha lived and died 2500 years ago. Since there was only one Buddha, it is entirely impossible for me to haveContinue reading “Hugging the Buddha”

The Not-So-Hidden-Truth About Starbucks


The Starbucks I now regularly inhabit is not your everyday Starbucks. Management recently retrofitted the place with long tables, benches actually, with stools and a strip of electrical outlets underneath to plug in battery cables. Droves of people come here, not just to chat and caffeinate, but to do WORK!

Stimulate Enthusiasm


Nature hates a vacuum. If we are not moving forward, we are automatically moving backward, even though it may seem we are standing still. Within us, there is an urge to expand. We must make a conscious choice to move forward; to expand. If we don’t, the default choice of moving backward and becoming smaller will automatically be engaged.