Our Ordinary Lives

“We all have encounters with the sacred; we just have to cultivate the eye that can perceive them. We have to see what’s already here, interwoven with what we claim is human and mundane. We have to take inventory of the magic that conspires to love us in and through our ordinary lives.” ~ MegganContinue reading “Our Ordinary Lives”

Be Soft

“Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.”  Kurt Vonnegut I started to say that I don’t thinkContinue reading “Be Soft”

When Words Fail

The Frequency of LOVE

Mystic Path to Cosmic Consciousness “Love and forgiveness form the nucleus of the Christ teachings. Far more than just a noble ideal, the principle of love is verily the manifestation of God in His creation. The universe endures by a play between good and evil. The effect of evil, delusion, is to divide and obscureContinue reading “The Frequency of LOVE”

A Whole Lot of Nothing

 “The one thing that connects all things at all scales: space.” Resonance Science Foundation  *** Didn’t I just mention that many physicists think we are more nothing than something? Well anyone familiar with chronic pain can tell you that it sure doesn’t feel that way. What was that ‘importance of pain’ quote from the movieContinue reading “A Whole Lot of Nothing”

The Transition of Thich Nhat Hanh

Plum Village Public Notice: “The International Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism announces that our beloved teacher Thich Nhat Hanh has passed away peacefully at Từ Hiếu Temple in Huế, Vietnam, on 22nd January, 2022, at the age of 95. We invite our global spiritual family to take a few moments to be still, toContinue reading “The Transition of Thich Nhat Hanh”

How I Feel

*** “The beauty of the trees, the softness of the air, the fragrance of the grass, they speak to me. The summit of the mountain, the thunder of the sky, the rhythm of the sea, speaks to me. The faintness of the stars, the freshness of the morning, the dewdrop on the flower, speaks toContinue reading “How I Feel”

Being GRACE

What is GRACE? We talk about it like we actually know what it is or what it involves, but how do you know GRACE when you see it in the actions of others or hear it from their whispering lips with heads bowed or gazing skyward? I can make a simple statement aloud, “I liveContinue reading “Being GRACE”

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