Tag: highs and lows of life

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…

No Longer Searching

Having loved enough and lost enough, I’m no longer searching just opening, no longer trying to make sense of pain but trying to be a soft and sturdy home in which real things can land. These are the irritations that rub into a pearl.*…

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…

Wanting to be Secure in an Insecure World

“There is a contradiction in wanting to be perfectly secure in a universe whose very nature is momentariness and fluidity. But the contradiction lies a little deeper than the mere conflict between the desire for security and the fact of change. If I want…

The Whole Array

This life isn’t about slicing off the parts I don’t like to be left with those I do. I choose the whole array – night and day, ease and its opposite, the squeaking wheel and the grease gun. Push any piece of life away,…

In Time of Anger or Despair

“In a time of anger or despair, even if we feel overwhelmed, our love is still there. Our capacity to communicate, to forgive, to be compassionate is still there. You have to believe this. We are more than our anger, we are more than…

Joy is Sorrow Unmasked

These inspiring words for the highs and lows of life are worth sharing again today. “Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears. When you are joyous, look deep into your…

Haiku – Rest

~ Find your Middle Ground In the highs and lows, Rest in your Being ~ Find your Middle Ground is about stepping away from stressful days and the highs and lows of life, and taking time to pause. When we rest in this place,…

The Pendulum Swings

Have patience. The pendulum that swung too far in one direction will swing back. At the moment of its turning, everything hangs in the balance. All the momentum of past actions is suspended in mid-air, and those who care about what happens next are…

The Secret of Happiness – Alan Watts

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A re-post this morning for all of us who could do with seeing a bigger perspective. oo0O0oo I do admire Alan Watts and his edgy take on our awakening to what is real and what matters. Don’t hold on too hard. Learn to let…

Thoughts on Incessant Thinking

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This is a re-blog of an earlier post. I dedicate it to all of us who are getting tangled up in our thinking today. oo0O0oo In the highs and lows of life do you find yourself stuck in over analyzing and incessant thinking? When…

Inspiration for the Lows of Life

This is a re-post for those of you who may be facing challenges right now. From my heart to yours. 💕 oo0O0oo I walked two of the dogs this morning along our road and stopped a while at the little waterfall on Paper Mill….

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