Tag: love

Haiku – close silence

~ Find your Middle Ground Being held in close silence That is all we need ~ … And what we all need. I read an article about a retired man who volunteers at a local hospital in the ward for premature babies. All he…

Common Humanity

“Do you suffer sometimes, want to be happy, but don’t always know how to make that happen? Congratulations! You’ve just discovered you have something in common with every other person across the world and across history.” * And with this realization we know we…

Bring it Home

Put your hands on your heart and say to yourself, “May you be happy. May you be healthy. May you be safe. May you be loved.” …. Repeat four times.*   So often we give to others and tend to them, and also dismiss…

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…

Long Way Home

LONG WAY HOME I want to have a conversation that we can return to without conclusion, one that lasts for years, that feels like a walk that has no end. Until the walk itself is home. I want to converse this life with you,…

If we Believe in the Unity of us All

If we believe in the unity of us all Then we must let go of judging an other. Judgment keeps us separate And grows thorns around our hearts. As long as we judge, we will suffer. We are no longer living in connection With…

Bring Yourself to Life

Let go of “me against life” It allows the fear to grow. Know that you are a part of life Not separate from it. People care about you They see the light within When you are lost in the dark. Turn inwards Let go…

Haiku – nothing to work out

~ Nothing to work out. Pause and find your Middle Ground Begin the work in. ~ We all have times of struggle, when we try to figure out life. We look to the outside world for the answer. We may be inspired by certain…

A Blessing of Solitude

For those who are feeling  separate and alone today. Know that you are held in love, with these words from John O’Donohue. “May you recognize in your life the presence, power, and light of your soul. May you realize that you are never alone, that…

True Intelligence

“True intelligence is to rise above thinking as the source of all intelligence.” ~ Eckhart Tolle I sat with these words this morning and had to smile. Of course, it is Tolle’s thinking that comes up with these gems. ☺️ Yet, it opens us…

Haiku – Christmas Eve

~ Christmas Eve dinner, America  meets Scotland Seven fishes vibe. Kedgeree is done Prawn cocktail different ways, Squid, smelt, baccala. Everything works well Traditions and love prevail. So satisfying. No room for pudding. Tomorrow brings so much more. Open hearts prevail. Merry Christmas dear…

Healing

We must feel in order to heal. Yet the hurts of the past are protected by layers of coping and behaviors that soothe. Like blankets around our wounded hearts. Pulling away these layers feels more painful than facing the hurt beneath. The numbing feels…

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