Peace Offering

When we meet others, is it beyond us to be the first one to offer friendship and compassion?  If we are to achieve a harmonious planet, we must seek first the love in others hearts.  It is easy to be the one looking for the flaws in others.  It is easy to be a critic.Continue reading “Peace Offering”

Mother’s Keeper

I have recently become pregnant.  Throughout all of this, people have been telling me what to do and what not to do.  Not really knowing if they have the best advice or not.  What I’ve discovered is that their is no replacement for what the human body wants.  Many of the things I have doneContinue reading “Mother’s Keeper”

Cresent Sunrise

Our first moments of the day set the precedence for the mood of the rest of our waking hours. When you wake up plan a few moments for meditation. If you are more familiar with meditating, then this can be done within your commute to your daily responsibilities. Starting your day from a peaceful placeContinue reading “Cresent Sunrise”

Prism

Just as a prism refracts many colors, our hearts refract many emotions. Realize that you are not these emotions. These emotions are a state of your existence. These emotions can flow through you without consuming you. Life is much easier when your concentration is focused on merely being. To obtain the observer state an individualContinue reading “Prism”

The Great Undo

Every action has a reaction so what follows the reaction?

Luster

The sun provides nutrients and also energy for life. Mediating in the open daylight can re-engerize you instead of allowing you to feel your normal tired self.

The Egg

The egg is the symbol of birth and rebirth. The buddhist says that man dies every second and is reborn again. Rebirth does not have to mean death or religious change. It can mean reformatting a thought structure or perhaps a behavior pattern. It is desirable to have a life that constantly renews itself. MeditationContinue reading “The Egg”

Mild Sedative

Relax. Often people say that their thoughts overwhelm them too much when they’re trying to mediate. A simple exercise I use to prevent this is to let the thoughts come. Don’t stop them. Also don’t hold on to them. Allow them to flow through your mind like a running stream in and out and eventuallyContinue reading “Mild Sedative”