Category: Self Discovery

Observing oneself and our inner world

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…

Back to Basics – Insights for Women Healers

This is a powerful and touching story from Rachel Naomi Remen, taken from when she talked with a group of American women doctors about treating cancer patients. ” In the discussion after the talk, an internist commented that she would find this work difficult….

Haiku – find your middle ground

~ Without testing life We cannot prove anything. Reach to new limits ~ Live beyond the knowing Wonder at the unveiling. Break free from within. ~ Take time for stillness Seek balance in Yin with Yang. Find your Middle Ground   These words came…

Noticing Mondays

This is a re-blog from 2015, when I began to notice the tension when trying to get caught up with posts on Word Press.  We don’t need to be actively interacting, to know that we are a part of this community. Gratitude and love…

Haiku – be your best

~ Aim to be your best When best is letting it go Find Your Middle Ground ~ So often in life, we are expected to strive to be successful and achieve our goals. Yet, it’s easy to become attached and driven by them,  to…

Lets Be Genuine, Not Nice!

This is a re-post to support those of you on the path to being more authentic and true to your self. Enjoy! oooOOOooo I am enjoying reviewing some of the Non Violent Communication work that I have done in the past. Today, I wanted…

Nothing to prove

Enjoy this re-post and Middle Ground pause. “There’s nothing to prove, nothing to figure out, nothing to get, nothing to understand. When we finally stop explaining to ourselves, we may discover that in silence, complete understanding is already there.” Steve Hagen Within nothing is everything…

Inspiration – the Source

I came across this translation of the Tao Te Ching by Stephen Mitchell, and am really enjoying the fresh language and approach to the wisdom of Lao Tzu. A part of me also wonders, could it be that I have changed over time, and…

Reflection – Winter and Self Inquiry

“Even with its storms, winter is the quietest time of year. There is nothing like the quiet after a storm. If you have had the privilege of being in the mountains right after a snowfall when there’s no wind, nothing moving, the snow is…

Happiness and the Movies

“Looking for happiness in the body, mind or world is like looking for the screen in a movie. The screen doesn’t appear in the movie, and yet, at the same time, all that is seen in the movie is the screen. In the same…

Inspiration From an Old Man

“All I am is a little flesh and breath, plus mind. Put away entertainments, set aside distractions, and look at yourself as you truly are: blood and bones, a network of nerves and veins. Your breath is only air, sucked in one moment and…

Nature’s Way of Beeing

We discovered last weekend that the second of our three bee colonies had died out. When the queen bee either leaves the hive or dies, the colony will collapse, unless there is a new queen ready to be hatched. Alas, with winter approaching there…

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