Take a moment and just sit and listen to the waves coming in, going out. Let it match your own breath. Coming in, going out. Just that. Sit until you find stillness and calm again. Don't be so frantic, what does it resolve? Instead, reset your mind on calm and abide in That. You are … Continue reading One Breath
My heart is full now. I have read about this. I have taught this. I have contemplated the Sanskrit word for this; purnah. I have worked hard to remove the obstacles to the awareness of this. Fullness. Full heart. And then, it arose. It was just there. A fullness that I have never before known. As … Continue reading FULLNESS
May the tempest of thoughts be quieted now and may you find a deep and lasting peace. May you see the signs of hope and find the courage to take on the challenges you face with joyful expectation. May you know your self-worth and how precious you are. May you find love. May you make … Continue reading A Wish for You
This little waterfall is a sanctuary in a corner of a friend's property where mountain runoff was transformed into a peaceful sanctuary. During a visit, I was walking around a corner of their land, when I found this sweet place and was astonished. Created by someone who works for them, Charly transformed a muddy old … Continue reading Transformation and Friendship
It's amazing what resources you have. Wherever you are, and, wherever you find yourself planted, may you flourish. Your capacity to overcome obstacles is amazing. And, I believe in you. Look at how far you have come. We need to be reminded and encouraged to persist and to not give up. Walking recently by the bay, … Continue reading Right where you are
5 Easy Peaces: 5 steps to peace by Nellie Lauth, MSW $10.00 Available now at Amazon, this is a simple guide to practicing peace in busy times. This is my first response to the violence in our world. May you have peace now and always.
Since February 14th, I have been devastated, I have to admit. It was Ash Wednesday and Valentine's Day when one of the greatest atrocities was committed at a school in Parkland, Florida. It has taken me all this time to sit with this and prayerfully ask, "What is my response? What am I called to … Continue reading In the Name of Love