Follow
Temple

Author • International Motivational Speaker • Difference Maker

Hmmm…

Hmmm…

A number of years ago, I was driving down the highway with a little girl who was about five at the time. She would always get philosophical with me because she knew I was capable of allowing her to do so. She was in the backseat talking away, and she said to me, “Life is weird, and it just doesn’t make any sense. It’s crazy!” She added, “We are born naked and then we die naked. I don’t understand it!”

I immediately responded, “I feel the same way—it is crazy and it doesn’t make that much sense to me, either, but maybe that’s by design. Maybe we need to not understand it so we will go deeper within ourselves to seek to understand it.”She was pondering a sacred thought that many of us have had, and she was right: It is pretty weird and crazy unless you know, embrace, and embody the purpose of the space that lies between the nakedness.

From the Blog

Are You Awake?

Are You Awake?

First, you must realize you are asleep, then you are awake. Then you must die, so you can be born. You can not be born until you die and you can not die until you wake. Jungian psychology I have always enjoyed the story of a multitude of people with Buddha wanting to know how…

Lesson of the Sequoia Tree

Lesson of the Sequoia Tree

The Methodist Class Meeting was much like the Giant Sequoia Trees in California. Just like the Methodist Class Meeting, the Great Sequoias “hold each other up.” They may reach a height of 311 feet, an age of 3200 years. They often weigh 2.7 million pounds. Their bark on the average is 31 inches thick. Their…

Don’t Give Up

Don’t Give Up

Have you ever heard the statement,” My life is falling apart so it can come together in a new way”? There are times right before we give up that things fall into place. Steven Covey emphasizes that in order to achieve success, you must keep the end in mind. Ask yourself where you would like…

Release

Release

A few years ago I led a sacred pilgrimage to Peru with thirty-three people. It was an amazing and insightful journey for each of us. When we were on the bus and returning to the airport, I noticed the sadness in one of the women’s eyes, and I asked her, “What is so heavy on…

Listen to Temple LIVE every Wednesday at 1pm CT on Unity.fm