Tag: deeper self

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…

Understanding Real Love

This is a re-blog of an earlier post… with a message worth repeating. 💛 “Until we have seen someone’s darkness, we don’t really know who they are. Until we have forgiven someone’s darkness we don’t really know what love is.” Marianne Williamson For anyone who…

* Inspiration – Ground of Being

May this Danna Fauld’s poem fill you with strength and inspiration. “We come from stronger stuff than feelings” 💛 Remember This Vast and changeless the ground of being is not rocked by ripples on the pond. The firmament from which we spring, the divinity…

* You as the Perceiver

  Whatever happens in your head is not you. Whatever happens in your body is not you. Whatever happens in the world is not you. Whatever happens is not you. Yet none of it can exist without you, the perceiver of it all.* ~…

* Meet Yourself in Your Heart

  The obstacle you are facing is a special gift It is there to bring clarity and new understanding Instead of finding ways around it or fixing it And creating stories to make you feel right and in control Take time to face the challenge…

* Inspiration – Into the deep

” The way is not really a way. It is a depth. It is not a distance. It is a deepening into the stillness, deepening in the unmoving. It is not a walking journey. Journeys are for the body and the ego-mind. But listening…

* Reflections

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are” Anais Nin Everything we see is a reflection of ourselves. We can only see in others that which we have knowledge of, based on our own experience. What we admire and…

* Delight in Waking Up

  Believe in the goodness of your soul. Acknowledge how well it has guided you. And yet know that you will fall asleep along the way. When you sleep, Take no delight in blaming yourself. Take delight in waking yourself up once more. Self…

* Believe Nothing

“Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.” – Buddha A sage’s words and wisdom mean little in themselves. Let us…

* Reflections on Ego – “I” and “i”

I have been reading more about ego as part of my exploration of the self in yoga. For practitioners (and interested peeps) this is the fourth observance or Niyama called svadhayaya. What I’ve discovered is that what I come across, builds on the foundations…

* A Question for the Future

At this time of year its natural to reflect back and then look forward to what the New Year might bring.  Some of us set game plans and goals to accomplish… Others have intentions around our own evolution and inner journey…  And some of…

* Beyond Ego

  Time for an other exploration into ego 101 based on my personal experience and reading. Ego has come about as a reflection of how others responded to us as babies and young children. All of us come to adulthood with a self image and…

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