December 2013

December 31, 2013


So I decided to start this holiday morning off with a little Harry Potter :) As I was re-watching The Order of the Phoenix, I saw this scene of the Weasley twins breaking free of Hogwarts just after a confrontation with the (evil) Professor Umbridge and it resonated with me… In the scene before, the – Read More –

December 30, 2013


A man born blind can easily deny the magnificence of a vast landscape. He can easily deny all the wonders that he cannot touch, smell, taste, or hear. But one day the wind will show its kindness and remove the tiny patches that cover your eyes, and you will see God more clearly than you – Read More –

December 29, 2013


“I don’t live in either my past or my future. I’m interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you’ll be a happy man. Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we’re living now.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist During recent travels, I read The Alchemist – Read More –

December 22, 2013


How funny that I should find this Lao-tzu teaching a few days after writing theSacred Field post….. :) Humanity grows more and more intelligent, yet there is clearly more trouble and less happiness daily. How can this be so? It is because intelligence is not the same thing as wisdom. When a society misuses partial intelligence – Read More –

December 20, 2013


To the ordinary person, the body of humanity seems vast. In truth, it is neither bigger nor smaller than anything else. To the ordinary person, there are others whose awareness needs raising. In truth, there is no self, and no other. To the ordinary person, the temple is sacred and the field is not. This, – Read More –

December 18, 2013


I loved this song from the moment I heard it. I think each line is hugely important in it’s own right (full lyrics listed at the end)…but as I considered the topic of thinking critically, I connected one line in particular to some thoughts I was having and thought it worth adding this song to – Read More –

December 17, 2013


This is one of my favorites…felt like posting because I had a vibe it might be what someone out there might need to hear :) Naw naw naw…no way…you gon’ take away my joy, my peace, and my strength…naw aint no way! This song is always a great reminder that we always have a choice – Read More –

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