Monthly Archives: February 2016

SNOW

SNOW:   January 23, 2016 was very, very white.  In my childhood, I would awake to snow in joy.  It was a surprise!   This snow had been forecast-ed all week long loaded with hype of fearful connotations.  Keep phones charged, … Continue reading

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GALACTIC BROTHERS & SISTERS

Galactic Brothers and Sisters:  As a teenager, I used to like hanging out at a playground on the swings in the evening.  (I now come to view that as my meditative spot)  While it was dark out, I would be … Continue reading

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INTENT

PRAYER SHAWL:  Now I do like to knit, but what is meant by a prayer shawl?  Is the recipient to be a religious devotee whom you see wearing a shawl while praying?   That’s what I used to picture when I … Continue reading

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HEART

“When we ask, ‘Am I following a path with heart?’ we discover that no one can define for us exactly what our path should be”   Jack Kornfield,  Page 12,  A PATH WITH HEART Who can tell you what your path … Continue reading

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NO ULTERIOR MOTIVES

“Take action without expecting a reward. When you do your best and take action without expecting a reward, you enjoy every action, and can even receive greater rewards than you imagined.”   By don Miguel Ruiz No ulterior motives.  This … Continue reading

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SURRENDER

Surrender:  “Is your doing surrendered or non-surrendered?  This is what determines your success in life, not how much effort you make.  Effort implies stress and strain, needing to reach a certain point in the future or accomplish a certain result.” … Continue reading

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INNER FORTITUDE

Personal Growth:  “If we have ideas about how our practice should unfold, these will often get in the way, preventing us from honoring the phase that is actually with us.”  Jack Kornfield,  Page 178 A PATH WITH HEART. This supports … Continue reading

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