Relax, Release and Real-ize!

Expectations from self and others often limit the expression of who we are and who we want to be, as do feelings of self-worth, or lack thereof.  The self-critical voice often plays a non-stop commentary in our daily life. This creates a mist or fog obscuring the light within.  Let’s give ourselves a break and relax, … More Relax, Release and Real-ize!

5b: Like a child

Children live from natural awareness. Every moment is inquisitive, wonder-full, and new. The textures are fresh, sounds are interesting, words are gaining meaning. Children live the already-present awareness of Presence, and adults can too. Doing so is called meditation. True meditation has one goal: Presence. The word Presence signifies a combination of qualities: Aware, freed, … More 5b: Like a child

Profound Equality

Spirit Fire’s World Service meditation focuses on Earth, and how we – as members of planet Earth – can subjectively through gratitude and awareness and objectively through right choices and actions support a thriving Mother Earth. One way that that is cultivated is through equanimity: through learning that, in truth, all aspects and manifestations of … More Profound Equality

Feel the release

Autumn is the perfect time to explore release. Lungs do it, trees do it, rivers do it. Release is necessary. Lungs release carbon dioxide generated by our body in the exchange of life giving breath. Trees release leaves that generated photosynthesis and food for the tree during the growing season. Rivers release their abundance gathered … More Feel the release

Fully present

How do we accomplish being fully present? Through training and simple realizations. The training is to be here now, to feel the tactile sensations in the body as it breathes, and to realize that this makes our life possible. This level of noticing, this level of appreciation, then become how we engage a conversation with … More Fully present