Today I am thinking of the week ahead with all of the chaos that can be and is often associated with the holidays. And, I am making a decision about what I want to bring to the table. Besides the stuffing, I want to bring my own best self. And as I contemplate this, it … Continue reading ONE TABLE
Today is one of those days. Sitting here in this sanctuary, looking out through the double doors, the sky is dark and overcast as we wait for the possibility of our first snow - just flurries perhaps. But still. There is a chant very quietly playing and I am overcome by a sense of deep … Continue reading But still
“ 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
Yesterday morning, my meditation included a simple visualization that arose spontaneously. I saw a vase that had shattered. The pieces were really big and the glass thick. In the place where the vase stood, was an illuminated shape. The same as the vase, but of Light. What could this mean? Do I see myself as … Continue reading Ageless wisdom
JOY IS THE NATURAL OUTCOME OF FINDING YOURSELF AT REST IN YOUR MOST PRECIOUS HEART. LET'S START THERE!
This past weekend I had the privilege of facilitating a workshop on Joy in Jacksonville with old and new friends. It was so amazing to contemplate Joy that arises when we become still and remember the Truth about who we are. The truth of I Am. The truth of compassion and wisdom. Then, any action … Continue reading above and beyond
“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” — Marcus Aurelius