Why The “A La Carte” Version of Spirituality Doesn’t Work

The modern view of spirituality is often to take a little of this and a little of that and mash it all together to create something that works for you. It’s like ordering a la carte. Add a pinch of Christianity, plus a dash of Buddhism, some Indian chanting, and a little bit of aboriginal ritual thrown […]

Eight Reasons to See Ostia Antica

I am not sure why you never hear more about Ostia Antica. It’s just a quick jaunt outside of Rome. It’s an amazing site that I spent all day roaming around. Here are my top eight reasons to see Ostia Antica. It’s Convenient to Rome It’s only 20 miles from Rome. It’s served by a […]

Why You Can’t Get “More” Spiritual

I sometimes hear people say that they want to get “more” spiritual. Or sometimes they talk about how they are more spiritual than someone else. You can’t get “more” spiritual. That would be like saying that you’re more pregnant than someone else. Spirituality is something that we all have to the same degree. Some of […]

Beware the Plastic Shaman!

I know it’s not politically correct to say what I am about to say, but say it I must. “Beware the plastic shaman!” What is a plastic shaman? A plastic shaman is a person who represents him or herself as a traditional spiritual leader without the tradition, culture, or knowledge to back it up. Like […]

Eight Reasons to Visit West Kennet Long Barrow

It’s hard to say what is my favorite spot in England. There are so many mystical and powerful places. West Kennet Long Barrow is definitely high on the list though. Here are my top eight reasons to visit West Kennet Long Barrow. It’s really close to Avebury Circle, Avebury Manor and Garden, Silbury Hill, Windmill […]

What to Know Before You Go Vortex Hunting

What is vortex? A vortex is a naturally occurring swirl of energy that spins around a central axis. Tornadoes and water spiraling down a drain are typical examples. These usually pop up spontaneously and end when the energy runs out. The type of energy vortex that is connected with spiritual sites may open up without […]

What’s So Special About A Ley Line or Vortex?

I had been facilitating spiritual tours a while before I asked myself,  “What makes a sacred site juicy to all people all the time?” Answer- ley lines and vortices. It’s still a hypothesis I am testing out, but I really think that is the key to a spiritual destination home run. I am so sure of […]

Four Questions to Know Where You Lost Your Mojo

Lost your mojo and you’re not sure how or where? If you’re life is not right somehow, and you don’t know how to get back on track, as these four questions to figure out where you lost it and how to get it back. Ready? when did you stop dancing? when did you stop singing your song? […]

Why the Heck Should You Visit Luxor?

Some say that Egypt is played out. It draws a yawn as a “been there, done that” destination. So why the heck should you visit Luxor? Are you kidding me? Wow! Those who think this have lost their eyes and their hearts! Luxor has been a popular tourist destination for centuries. Ancient Greeks and Romans traveled […]

To Be or Not to Be

I travel often and take others on spiritual journeys. Every tour is rejuvenating. Every experience provides growth. Every one helps me to feel both more grounded and connected with everything else. There is always a theme. Usually I decide ahead of time and set that intention. With this last trip I didn’t do that, and […]