Smile Practice

 “ Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” – Mother Teresa. This has been my practice lately.  Smiling.  Just that. I have reasons to frown! Who doesn't? But who needs it! So, I sit and when I meditate or listen to a chant, I breathe deeply and bring … Continue reading Smile Practice

A PILGRIM’S JOURNAL

WRITING IS THE PROCESS IN WHICH I AM ABLE TO WATCH MY MIND AND TO DISCERN WHAT TO KEEP AND WHAT TO RELEASE. IT IS A HEALING GIFT THAT I OFFER TO EACH OF YOU TODAY IN THIS JUST PUBLISHED BOOK THAT WENT LIVE TODAY ON AMAZON. MY WISH IS THAT IT INSPIRE EACH OF … Continue reading A PILGRIM’S JOURNAL

The Heights of Human Achievement

Reach for the heights you came to achieve. Love, compassion and mercy. These are our greatest attributes. Stop yelling and shouting. Stop and listen. To yourself. Stop and ask yourself if this is who you really want to be. Do not give up on the deepest wish in your heart for peace and happiness.  Do … Continue reading The Heights of Human Achievement

CHANT FOR PEACE

Preparing for these gatherings is amazing. Days of contemplation. Listening to the sound of mantra and chant. Meditation. Teaching. For those who will be there, and for those of you who will join us in your hearts, it is always with the intention to bring peace - to all beings, without exception. This leads, naturally, … Continue reading CHANT FOR PEACE

Because I pray

I just finished a book today and decided that I wanted a Denny's breakfast. I didn't really set out to go there, but on Riva Road, there it was and I made that turn into the parking lot not knowing what to expect. It'd been years since I had been there. This morning, writing this … Continue reading Because I pray

study me

  Study me as much as you like,  you will not know me,  for I differ in a  hundred ways from what  you see me to be.    Put yourself behind my eyes  and see me as I see myself,  for I have chosen to dwell  in a place you  cannot see."   ― Rumi