We should make all spiritual talk simple today. God is trying to sell you something that you don’t want to buy. That is what your suffering is: your fantastic haggling your manic screaming over price. -Hafiz I originally posted this quote as a free standing post. I love Hafiz and I think his poetry holds – Read More –
For a table to exist, we need wood, a carpenter, time, skillfulness, and many other causes. And each of these causes needs other causes in order to be. The wood needs the forest, the sunshine, the rain, and so on. The carpenter needs his parents, breakfast, fresh air, and so on. And each of these – Read More –
I am considering the importance of perspective from my hotel room in lovely (but very hot and humid!) Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. I think that life largely gives you what you expect. If you are expecting a difficult situation, full of conflict, that is often what you will receive. Alternatively, if you view the situation as easy – Read More –
“Tao is like the ocean All rivers run to the ocean without filling it up. All water comes from it without ever emptying it.” -Zhun Mang How can one describe the indescribable? Tao is known as The Way…The Great Whole to which all separate things belong. It can be seen as all that exists, but also the nothingness – Read More –
If you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up it dies, and it ceases to be what you love. Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation. -Osho I appreciate this wisdom from Osho so much. It seems that so often in relationships, people create this concept of possession. – Read More –
I do it all for you! ;) With a special dedication to all of my New York loves! ;) Love this tune!!
Without going out of your door, You can know the whole world Without looking through your window, You can see the Tao of Heaven. The further one goes, The less one knows. Therefore the Sage Knows without going Names without seeing Achieves without striving. -Lao-tzu Photo source: composite: take-off
Click to listen: One Day In Heaven Just heard this song after my post about “bliss”…kinda perfect! This brings a new meaning to meditative music ;) Thanks to Michael Bernard Beckwith! (Agape International Spiritual Center) Photo source: heaven (artist rendering)