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!
Nature often offers us an accurate reflection of our inner and outer states. While walking in nature today, I remembered a time when my daughter was first introduced to and became enamored with the phrase “dappled sunlight”. It was as if the word tickled her with joy, just as the light seemed to tickle the … More Dappled Light
Light and life are inseparable. 98% of the suns light enters through the eyes. Our emotional state is closely linked to the eyes. When we feel good, experiencing peace, gratitude or joy, the pupils dilate and receive more light and our view or perspective may increase as well. If you are having a challenging time … More Eyes of Light
The Intermediate practice uses the Entry steps as its foundation. Hopefully one has learned the fundamentals and begun to integrate them into one’s being and life. Rather like knowing the alphabet or numbers, education and wisdom is possible because the preliminaries are known and understood. Because life can be messy, it is important and freeing … More You are the meeting point of the vast and the ground
Conjure gratitude. Let it arise over something real, then deepen into it. Gratitude is sparkly. Appreciate something – a falling leaf, a rain drop, sunshine, or friendship. Then drop into the fullness of appreciation. It is a dance of delight. Mahamudra is a word, like water is a word. To experience the wetness of water, … More Mahamudra 2: the texture of delight
The Intermediate practice is engaging harmony in a wide variety of ways. Today’s meditation does so through the Entry teaching of “small things are big things.” This is introduced with the breath and that when breathing (tip of the nose), the breath comes from the vastness of life on Earth to the small nose that … More Small majestic things
We are alive, and only so because of Mother Earth. She is the only source of life for ourselves, everyone we know, and everything we know as being. Our world service meditation is a deep appreciation of Earth as life, source of life, the only life. Appreciate and love Mother Earth. Podcast: Mother Earth is … More * Mother Earth is life