Tag: facing reality

Just When you Think You’ve Got it

Many of us continue our path into 2019. We are on a journey of curiosity, inner exploration, trying on new ideas, committing to better behaviors, taking care of ourselves … and taking time out to nourish mind, body and spirit. We see ahead clearly…

To see reality is simple

seeing clearly

Originally posted on Stephen Paul's Blog:
To see reality is as simple as to see one’s face in a mirror. Only the mirror must be clear and true. A quiet mind, undistorted by desires and fears, free from ideas and opinions, clear on…

* Tao Wisdom – shift perspectives

Submit and transcend: Divergence becomes patterned, Empty becomes potential, Used becomes renewed, Basic becomes foundation, Complexity becomes confusion. The sage embraces what is rather than what should be. We would do well to mimic this.* ~Lao Tzu   I love these shifts in how…

* The Obstacle is the Path

I wrote this some time ago when my husband was diagnosed with cancer. I didn’t publish it at the time, because of the uncertainty and tumultuous emotions that came up for us both. The treatments are over now and life is beginning to get…

* Struggling to be Happy

How can we be happy when we are struggling? .. When we are in emotional turmoil and pain? .. When our thinking and our body feel burdened and heavy? .. When we withdraw from others and the world because we hurt inside? We can’t……

* Don’t Turn Away

“Don’t turn away. Keep your gaze on the bandaged place. That’s where the light enters you.” Rumi When you are experiencing hurt, especially a wound of the heart Look directly at this bandaged place Find courage to face the storm rather than avoiding it…

* This Path we are on

“This path doesn’t always hug the ridge tops; it often falls into deep canyons, sometimes moves along the waterways, across the valleys, deserts, and the tall peaks of your inner self. Its direction may not always seem clear as you venture into the wilderness…

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