Just For Now

Just For Now

Just for now, without asking how, let yourself sink into stillness. Just for now, lay down the weight you so patiently bear upon your shoulders. Feel the earth receive you, and the infinite expanse of sky grow even wider as your awareness reaches up to meet it. Just for now, allow a wave of breath to enliven your experience. Breathe out whatever blocks you- from the truth. Just for now, be...

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My House Says To Me…

My House Says To Me…

My house says to me. “Do not leave me, for here dwells your past” And the road says to me “Come and follow, for I am your future” And I say to both my house and the road, “I have no past, nor have I a future, If I stay here, there is a going in my staying; And if I go there, is a staying in my going Only Love and Death change all things”   Grains of Sand...

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Simplicity

Simplicity

If we have the Gift of Simplicity in our life then we are blessed. We will be fulfilled. We will be much happier more often because we have our priorities right. Simplicity cuts out worry. It enables us to breathe. It enables us to see life clearly. We don’t need all this stuff. We don’t need it. So let’s cultivate a love of simplicity in our life and we will find our joyousness increasing,...

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Stories and Suffering

Stories and Suffering

What a miserable day. He didn’t have the decency to return my call. She let me down. Little stories we tell ourselves and others, often in the form of complaints.  They are unconsciously designed to enhance our always deficient sense of self through being “right” and making something or someone “wrong.”  Being “right” places us in a position of imagined...

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Divine Chaos

Divine Chaos

“Irregularity and unpredictability are important features of health. On the other hand, decreased variability and accentuated periodicities are associated with disease. Healthy systems don’t want homeostasis. They want chaos.” – John R. Van Enwyk, “The Chaotic Dynamics of Everyday Life,” Quest magazine “One must have chaos within oneself if one is to be a...

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Water, Water…

Water, Water…

Nothing in the world, Is as yielding and receptive as water; Yet in attacking the firm and inflexible, Nothing triumphs so well. Because of what it is not, This becomes easy. The receptive triumphs over the inflexible; The yielding triumphs over the rigid -Lao Tzu Tao-te-ching “Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time?” That the river is...

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