“The words you speak become the house you live in.” ~Hafiz It happened again. I felt really small again and all my accomplishments-to-date were negated by my judgemental mind. I cannot tell you how it started. All I know is one minute I was having a great day then I felt it melt away. It […]
A New Way to Love
“The colors of the rainbow, so pretty in the sky, Are also on the faces of people going by. I see friends shaking hands, sayin’, “How do you do?” They’re really saying, ” I love you” ~from Lyrics “What a Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong I am IN love. Not like “what is his name?” kind […]
The Divine in Scotland
the divine in the palm of our hands “I am where I need to be. Everything around me includes and hides the sacred.” ~ Mary Mrozowski This includes haggis. What is divine that is in front of you? Tag You’re It!
Good Purposeless-ness…from Other Voices
“like the lovely, free-form edge of a bird’s wings, we cultivate our essence, an alchemy of soul…..this, simply by being present and alive…..yes, fully alive……” ~ in the blue Our Strength Found in Fragile Depths “I am especially struck with the idea of the purposeless life, filling the well with snow. I suppose all life […]
Like Walking on the Moon!
Love is a many splendid thing, but it is NOT something concrete – nor is Will, Reason or Imagination. Yet we’ve all experienced these insubstantial (yet very foundational) things. We’ve all felt love for a person, place or thing. We’ve all willed ourselves out of bed. And we’re always Reasoning… “Is it better to do thing […]
In the Stream
Today I am noticing my open heart is a garden where everything placed in it grows. And everything that comes from it nourishes. And when I relax into the flow of life, life provides all that I need easily and comfortably. LIFE is on my side! What better motivation can there be to arrange things in your […]
The Rush of Simple Pleasure
I felt there again. It was so sweet, that connection to one’s I love. We had dinner, my dear friends and I. We discussed all sorts of real and true things about our daily lives, but nothing heavy, nothing too deep. Just regular sharing and regular joy. Their, now 2, baby’s care came first as […]
Thinking About Contemplation
I am struck by the difference in the participants when one contemplates verses when one meditates. It seems to me meditation requires joyous wide and vast emptiness and contemplation joyously lets in all comers. Both allow for emergence of higher understanding. Both require an acknowledgement of an inner life and willingness to see. I am […]
Love, onesize fits all…BIG!
When I was younger, before I found Love, I only knew the empty space where Love was not. I walked around throwing everything at the empty space. Some things made it in, some did not. I came close a few times, a few boys, a few men, even a career temporarily filled me up. But […]