forgiveness

yin and yang desert
February 9, 2014

NO RIGHT WITHOUT WRONG

Everything can be seen as a this; Everything can be seen as a that. The that depends on the this; the this mirrors the that. One follows from the other; each is inseparable from both. You can’t have right without wrong, life without death, the true without the false. The Master is not trapped in - Read More -

1990-Nelson-Mandela-and-his-then-wife-Winnie-raising-their-fists-and-saluting-cheering-crowd-upon-Mandelas-release-from-745759
December 6, 2013

I LET IT GO

The following is a true story about Nelson Mandela, as told by Former US President Bill Clinton: “That was pretty smart of you to have your jailers come to the Inauguration and all of that, but let me ask you something… didn’t you really hate them for what they did?” Nelson replied… “Oh, yeah, I - Read More -

sunrise wave
November 18, 2013

SELF HEALING

I’ve used the analogy of breathing before to illustrate that our body knows how to function on it’s own without interference. But a recent cut reminded me of how the body also knows how to heal itself. Without having to do anything more than use an anti-biotic to prevent infection, I watched a cut on - Read More -

skyrose
September 4, 2013

RABIA

Rabia of Basra (C. 717-801), a Sufi Saint, and perhaps the first to introduce the concept of Divine Love…that one should not love God for fear of Hell or the promise of Heaven but that God should be loved for God’s own sake. Rabia was born 500 years before Rumi, and was perhaps the greatest influence - Read More -

let it flow
June 16, 2013

A LESSON IN ATTACHMENT

Recently, “my” bicycle was stolen while locked in the garage. In theory the lessons of attachment and giving are easy…but when faced with a pricey loss, we are tested. (After all, talk is cheap!) So, when faced with this situation, my immediate feeling was being BUMMED! The bike was a gift from my sister and I - Read More -

rainbow falls
April 27, 2013

FORGIVENESS THROUGH LIVING IN THE MOMENT

If I’m going to have forgiveness, who am I going to have it from? Myself. But every time I forgive myself for something, I’m remembering what it was. And every time I remember what it was, I put some more of my energy into it. So it seems to get bigger and doesn’t go away. - Read More -

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