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!

Dappled Light

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

Eyes of 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

You are the meeting point of the vast and the ground

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

Mahamudra 2: the texture of delight

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