The Art of Introspection

A tree growing next to a mountain pool

Originally published in the Llewellyn Journal. 2015.

There is no denying that we live in a time and a culture that is focused on self. “Selfies” have become a global phenomenon, and social media fosters a fixation on me, me, and more me. Posturing to appear as “all that” goes on incessantly and often drives people to a level of self-absorption that generates a contrary outcome to its intent, because although focused on self, we end up farther away from an authentic understanding of who we truly are. It is time to look in the mirror in a different way….read more