Category: Kindness

Don’t Diss the “Dis”

Listen for what you need. How come when we feel discomfort we don’t give it comfort. When we have disease we don’t give ourselves ease. Its like what we “dis” we DISS”. Today, and every day day, be kind. Don’t diss the dis.  …

Inspiration to Boost your Karma in the New Year

Every year I like to review this list to bring good Karma to the year ahead, and beyond. This year I have added more self compassion and kindness towards others. Let me know what resonates with you this year. Keep your word. Be curious….

Enlightenment and Spending Time with Family

For everyone spending time with the Fokkers this year. This is a re-post and reminder just in time for Christmas and New Years. ☯︎☮︎☯︎☮︎☯︎☮︎☯︎☮︎☯︎ “If you think you are truly enlightened, go and spend a week with your parents.” ~ Ram Dass I laughed…

Haiku – close silence

~ Find your Middle Ground Being held in close silence That is all we need ~ … And what we all need. I read an article about a retired man who volunteers at a local hospital in the ward for premature babies. All he…

Quest for Silence

“Our quest does not involve taking on more ways of describing. It involves removing all descriptions so that we may come home free and dwell in endless silence. Anyone who has had an experience of that silence knows that it cannot be adequately described…

Bring it Home

Put your hands on your heart and say to yourself, “May you be happy. May you be healthy. May you be safe. May you be loved.” …. Repeat four times.*   So often we give to others and tend to them, and also dismiss…

Letting Go

Fall is the season for letting go. Shedding and releasing things that we no longer need. In doing so, its important to accept that there may be a sense of loss and sadness at this time of year. We are emotional beings after all. This…

Loving Forgiveness

The most powerful wisdom is always worth coming back to. Again and again. May we find our way to peace. 🙏 ooOoo Forgiveness is a powerful and empowering act, as it opens our hearts to ourselves and others. Finding a way to forgive is healing…

Haiku – Heart Awareness

~ Open heart expands Closed heart contracts and defends Awareness brings flow ~ When something is bothering me, one of the most useful questions I ask myself is “Is my heart open or closed?” And in that moment of recognition, it hears and something…

Inspiration – Lie Down

  Lie down with your belly to the ground, like an old dog in the sun. Smell the greenness of the cloverleaf, feel the damp earth through your clothes, let an ant wander the uncharted territory of your skin. Lie down with your belly…

Be Gentle with Yourself

For today and every day. “Be gentle with yourself. Be kind to yourself. You may not be perfect, but you are all you’ve got to work with. The process of becoming who you will be, begins first with the total acceptance of who you…

Dissatisfaction

“This is the path we take in cultivating joy: learning not to armor our basic goodness, learning to appreciate what we have. Most of the time we don’t do this. Rather than appreciate where we are, we continually struggle to nurture our dissatisfaction. It’s…

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