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
It's Halloween but I have an idea. Instead of putting on a mask and costume, let's take them off. Let's take off the frowns and grimaces. Let's stop being so adult. Let's become child-like. Let's return to our innocent and hopeful true self and greet each other with deep joy and gratitude. May you be … Continue reading UNMASK THE SOUL
You have not lost your way. You only think you have. Listen to the Voice of your Heart. It is always kind and it leads you to the peace you are seeking outside of yourself. In the meantime, find thoughts that are loving to yourself. Forgive yourself everything in this very moment. You can start … Continue reading out of the woods
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
May you find peace, joy, and well being.
JOY IS THE NATURAL OUTCOME OF FINDING YOURSELF AT REST IN YOUR MOST PRECIOUS HEART. LET'S START THERE!
there are people in the world that only know joy they can only smile and bring joy for that is their nature they are also recognized for their incredible self-effacing humility this is one of them; Charlie I have had the privilege of meeting him and I wrote about him back in May when … Continue reading JOYFUL JOYFUL WE ADORE THEE
I think it's easy to look outside myself and find a reason to be upset or angry or sad. I think it's easy to think someone else is the cause of my suffering. I think it's far more difficult and courageous to stop and turn around, to turn inward, and face that the darkness I … Continue reading Sitting with myself
Peace is not only still possible, it is our only hope. There are many spiritual warriors among us from all directions and from all places. They are well known and they are hidden. They are women and they are men. They come from all religions and no religion. What they have is a vision of … Continue reading I STILL HAVE A DREAM