Wonder Abounds

Wonder Abounds. It is so easy to not notice the wonder and beauty around us as we move through each day, often like an automaton. Take a moment to pause and notice.  Let wonder catch your eye and your imagination. You might find it in a smile, a touch, eye contact, being in nature, the … More Wonder Abounds

Be Amazed

  When I saw this photo of a woman turning in what appears to be amazement at the beautiful sunset, an in-breath and the words “Oh my!” escaped my lips.  Bringing attention to the beauty around us centers us in the present moment.  As I write this, a hummingbird just hovered in front of me, … More Be Amazed

Happiness is….

You may remember the song from ‘Charlie Brown’:  “Happiness is two kinds of ice-cream, finding your skate key….”.  So often we strive for the elusive sense happiness, for more, better, bigger because that will make us happy.  Well, we probably know from experience, and research is confirming, that the continual striving for happiness really doesn’t … More Happiness is….

Gratitude For…

Reflecting on the gifts of this precious human life brings us into awareness, into presence. Gratitude for nature which sustains and humbles.  Gratitude for the human body which allows us to see, hear, and touch all that is within our awareness, even the unseen, untouchable, and seemingly unknowable. With gratitude, we can hold it all in our … More Gratitude For…

Be Yourself!

    In these times of incredible social media influence, it can be challenging to be who you are.  We are inundated with advertising on how we should look, the clothes we should wear, the cars we should drive, how we should speak and behave.  This can lead to feelings of shame, or not feeling … More Be Yourself!

Dimensions of Earth-being

Each World Service meditation invites wonder, appreciation, and gratitude for living on and in this amazing planet. Mother Earth is not only our home and source of life but also displays dimensions of Her beingness through all creatures and creation. This meditation, once again, uses one’s heart, ajna, and crown centers in order to open … More Dimensions of Earth-being

I love the Earth!

I love the Earth! I wake up every day singing praises and gratitude for life and being alive. Thank you, Mother Earth! This World Service meditation is born from that heart, from the joyous realizations that this life is possible because of Mother Earth. This meditation engages the layer os heart and heart chakra that … More I love the Earth!

* Creating Harmony

Our world service meditations often include the sense of wonder or gratitude. Mental images of the wonders of our planet create pathways of appreciation in our mind. Then, our mind, heart, and breath are shared with all beings on Mother Earth. Mother Earth is One. The interdependence is complete, flawless, and beautiful. We are part … More * Creating Harmony

Appreciation as world service

Just as encouragement was service to us as children, our appreciation for life is a service to the world. Appreciation undoes entitlement, miserliness, and taking anything for granted. This is so for the home that we live it, the beauty around us, the power that makes modern life possible, and the food on our plate. … More Appreciation as world service