Lovingness, Beauty, and Continuance

Lovingness, Beauty, and Continuance

It’s wonderfully appropriate and seemingly paradoxical for Valentine’s Day and Lent to converge on the same date as they do from time to time. One seems to point to love, beauty and continuance while the other seems to point to penitence, fasting and self denial. From...
Love and Impermanence

Love and Impermanence

A fellow author and blogger writes: “The child will leave the nest. The best paint job will crack. The best play will become boring. The best work will grow tedious. The best art will lose meaning. The greatest creation will decay. Behind all this, lies my True Self....
The Power of Loving Kindness

The Power of Loving Kindness

“Love and kindness are the very basis of society. If we lose these qualities, society will face tremendous difficulties; the survival of humanity will be endangered.” These words of the Dali Lama ring more true for me today than at any other time in my life because we...
Compassion and Kindness

Compassion and Kindness

Compassion and kindness integrally connect us to the ever expanding consciousness of the Source of Life living in us all. Here there’s a clarity that ‘sees through’ all the illusions and distractions that separate us from the ultimate state of Being, Belonging and...
The Rhythm of Life

The Rhythm of Life

I’ve been helping my six year old grandson learn to swim over the past year. The biggest issue for him has been trusting the water because it’s not nearly as solid as the ground. I’ve used some words from Alan Watts to help me: “To allow is to trust ourself to the...
Practice, Practice, Practice — Love

Practice, Practice, Practice — Love

Despite what we see and hear through our national media I believe that the walls between us and Love are breaking down. I also believe that Love is not a destination; it’s a continuum, a journey that IS and never ends. I’m seeing that it’s becoming more difficult to...