Category: Peace of mind

Minds Like Crows

Enjoy this re-post from three years ago. oooOOOooo “Our minds are like crows.  They pick up everything that glitters, no matter how uncomfortable our nests get with all that metal in them.”  ~ Thomas Merton I love this analogy. Its part of the human…

In the Mirror of your Mind

“In the mirror of your mind all kinds of pictures appear and disappear. Knowing that they are entirely your own creations, watch them silently come and go. Be alert, but not perturbed. This attitude of silent observation is the very foundation of yoga. You…

Light Bearers

We are light bearers, stewards of a truth that insists on being shared despite doubt or fear or imagined limitation. We spread the flame by teaching, or by growing still, by daring to be outrageous and dancing beneath the full moon, or by holding…

Lost in Complexity

many ways

“We’re lost in complexity. Looking for space in our life fills up the space of our life. It exhausts us and makes us feel more and more frantic and takes us further from help. Let the spaciousness of life find us. It is always…

Chant for Peace with Tina Turner

This is a re-post. I feel like singing and bringing my voice to the world. Please join me and Tina Turner and friends chanting for peace. I love this video. Meaning of the words: Sarva=everything; Sarvesham= all/ everything; Svastir = health/well-being; Bhavatu = let be, may…

Inflicting Pain and Forgiveness

This is a repost for all those struggling with pain and forgiveness. When the pain eases we can see more clearly.  If I were to ask you “Do you go around inflicting pain on to others?” Most of you would answer with a vehement…

Contentment and Yoga

  “We must live in the now to follow the path to enlightenment. In the lower realms of the mind, where time and space seem very real, we are worried about the past and the future. These two intermingle and limit conscious awareness. A…

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…

Judgment, Approval and Growing into Yourself

The following is a story from Rachel Naomi Remen about how we judge, seek approval, hide our true selves – like spores. At some point, when the time is right, we grow by accepting all parts of ourselves and finding our way to become…

Haiku – Nature

  ~ Come into the Now  Witness the awe of  nature  Find your Middle Ground ~ Find your Middle Ground is about stepping away from stressful days and anxious minds, and taking time to pause. When we are mindful of the present moment and simply…

Haiku – the whole of life

~ Choose the whole of life, Night and day, bitter and sweet. Find the key to peace. ~ When we accept that life is a series of highs and lows, and not the honeymoon we were hoping for, we find the key to living…

A Mindful Question to Bring you Home

This is a re-post worth sharing, especially if you have a few moments right now. Enjoy! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ As you begin to read this, choose whether you want to linger here for a mindful moment or skip by. Its up to you. Coming into the present…

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