Forget about your life situation and pay attention to your life.
May all that is unforgiven in you
We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.
Mindfulness is about love and loving life.
Continue reading “Mindfulness”
Christmas renews our youth by stirring our wonder.
The capacity for wonder has been called our most pregnant human faculty,
for in it are born our art, our science, our religion.
Willing yourself to be happy, successful, wealthy, number one, famous, the top salesperson, or the richest person in your community are ideas born of the ego and its obsessive self-absorption.
In the name of this willpower, people run roughshod over anyone who gets in their way cheating, stealing, and deceiving to accomplish their personal intention. Continue reading “Happiness?”
A happiness that is sought for ourselves alone can never be found:
for a happiness that is diminished by being shared
is not big enough to make us happy. Continue reading “Happiness”
Of the many things that silence can be and do for us,
the most powerful might be its ability to reset our minds and hearts,
a blank canvas upon which to paint the story of our lives. Continue reading “Silence”
Ava’s father believed that myths and fairy tales – like dreams – opened a window into the unconscious. By listening to the language of dreams and old tales, he said, all humans could learn to understand themselves and the world, better. Continue reading “Window”
I believe everyday Continue reading “I believe”
Live gently Continue reading “Live gently”
I’ve learned that fear limits you and your vision.
It serves as blinders to what may be just a few steps down the road for you.
The journey is valuable, but believing in your talents, your abilities, and your self-worth can empower you to walk down an even brighter path. Continue reading “Freedom”
We cannot live only for ourselves. Continue reading “Fibers”
Little things seem nothing, but they give peace,
like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless
but all together perfume the air. Continue reading “Little Things”
The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures. Continue reading “The same stream of life…”
If you do not yet know where you fit, I suggest you try seeking it in receptive silence. Continue reading “Receptive silence”
Life becomes more peaceful for those not attached to preferences. If you wish to know the truth, then hold to no opinions for or against anything. To set up what you like against what you dislike is the disease of the mind. Continue reading “Life becomes more peaceful”
Don’t walk too far away from the child within you, and never abandon the sense of wonder that magnifies the smallest of things into mountains of joy. Continue reading “The child within us”
I appeal to all who belong to the generation of the 21st century to be determined to create a happier, more peaceful world. Continue reading “A peaceful world”
When we choose indifference, we betray our world. Yet the world is not decided by action alone. It is decided more by consciousness and spirit; they are the secret sources of all action and behavior. Continue reading “Healing and transformation”
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, Continue reading “Butterfly”
Do not think that the knowledge you presently possess is changeless, absolute truth. Continue reading “Knowledge”
The secret of beginning a life of deep awareness and sensitivity lies in our willingness to pay attention. Continue reading “The secret of beginning a life”
Your inner or true consciousness has no need of artifice or an aggressive stance with which to state its position. You could even say that it represents your sense of selflessness. Continue reading “Consciousness”
Collectively, we don’t understand the esoteric reality of interdependence. We see connectedness on the physical plane and are becoming more aware of ecological interdependence. But we are not generally aware of how different levels of reality interpenetrate, or how our attitude and consciousness can create inner barriers… Continue reading “Connectedness”
Look at a tree, a flower, a plant. Let your awareness rest upon it. How still they are, how Continue reading “Stillness”
Only in quiet waters things mirror themselves undistorted. Continue reading “Quiet waters”
Silence is not silent. Continue reading “Silence is not silent”
As soon as you look at the world through an ideology you are finished. Continue reading “Searching for a meaning to life”
A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. Continue reading “Circle of compassion”
There is a wholeness of my being
That I have come to know.
My life is the sum
Of my body, mind, and spirit
For I am immersed in a cosmic ocean of Life
Which connects my life with All,
And I am All.
The planet does not need more successful people. Continue reading “Needs”
The Western monopoly capitalist paradigm that allows big money to chase after more for the profit of the few, using Mother Earth as a disposable factor of production, is neither sustainable nor logical based on modern science and natural law. Continue reading “Endless economic growth”
The nature of ignorance is to lack deep communication with nature or with the universe. Continue reading “The universe is one harmonious whole”
Can we respond to the true nature of the environmental tragedy from just a political, economic or even ecological perspective? Continue reading “Ecological crisis”
and all forms of
are caused by
too much past, and
not enough presence.
Let us be the ones who say we do not accept that a child dies every three seconds simply because he does not have the drugs you and I have. Continue reading “Let us be the ones”
What is Christmas? Continue reading “Christmas”
To be creative means to be in love with life. Continue reading “Creativity”
Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. Continue reading “Christmas”
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others.
And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.
I found that dance, music and literature is how I made sense of the world. Continue reading “The dancer”
In some parts of the world, students are going to school everyday. It’s their normal life. Continue reading “We are starving for education”
A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them.