Deny not the Earth

Our beautiful earth – our glorious home. The tendency is to forget our intimate connection with this planet.  Our bodies mirror that of the earth, from the rivers of water that flow through our bodies of blood, lymph and urine to the mountains of our bones, the air in our lungs, and the fire in … More Deny not the Earth

Earthly Radiance

This stunning picture from the International Space Station reminds us of the inherent and constant radiance of our mother earth.  It’s easy to forget that she sustains us not only by providing all the elements that compose our bodies, and those of the mineral, plant, and animal kingdoms, but also with her light.  As stewards … More Earthly Radiance

One more time: World Service: Outside my window

Due to a family obligation, there is no live meditation today. But, last Sunday’s meditation was precious and joyful. I hope you will enjoy this meditation again, and serve the world through your appreciation and joy. Where we sit is relative to where we are on Earth. For this World Service meditation, I was sitting … More One more time: World Service: Outside my window

In Balance

Every Sunday, we give service to Mother Earth through contemplation of being alive and part of her life’s expression. Doing so, we bring balance to our thoughts about self-importance, or hardship, or disconnectedness; and we do so through beauty, presence, and the amazing wonders that we live every day. No matter what one’s situation, no … More In Balance

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!

Integral: Mother Earth

Every component of our physical presence is predicated upon and created out of Mother Earth. The integrity of the living form through which we express is born from and will return to Mother Earth. But, human Awareness-Being is not created out of the substances of Earth yet is integral to the evolution of Earth. Note … More Integral: Mother Earth

A planet of kindness?

That’s the intention. Earth is a planet nursery for love in all its forms. Kindness, patience, care, nurturing, and celebrating life demonstrates in all kingdoms. Only human beings willingly choose and act otherwise. Yes, there is predation among species of animals, but the overriding emphasis of life on Earth is giving and care. Hardship is … More A planet of kindness?

The mystery of Oneness: world service meditation

Every aspect of everything we are, see, perceive, and can do is replicated a trillion trillion times through all the manifestations of life on Planet Earth. Consider it. Seeing, perceiving, and making sense of what one perceives is a complex awareness shared by all life forms from microscopic to gigantic. Arteries and veins, rivers, and … More The mystery of Oneness: world service meditation

Everything you could ask for about meditation

Everything you could ask for about meditation is in this blog. 2013 posts are now refreshed and culled through. There are many amazing meditations, as well as excellent short or longer articles on every aspect of meditation so that you, the practitioner can fully engage and get results from meditating with The Practice of Living … More Everything you could ask for about meditation

* Born of Her

We are born of Mother Earth. We are her youngest child. The human kingdom is the youngest kingdom of this planet. All others have existed for hundreds of millions or billions of years longer. That, alone, is worth contemplating. The World Service meditation is creating a particular meditative groove in sacred service to Mother Earth. … More * Born of Her