Every day offers us opportunities to grow and learn if we nurture the attitude of a child. Each experience, every exchange with another, each glance at nature provides us with a message. I think that the first step in the learning process is to be able to step out of the ‘me’. In other words, … Continue reading Lessons to learn
Go beyond seeing with your eyes and hearing with your ears. Use your heart. See with your heart, feel with your heart, taste with your heart. You will be surprised at what you experience…..dimensions far beyond what you know. Continue reading Our five senses
Today begins with a challenge…There are many words that are so common to us, words that we use all of the time, words that we are comfortable with, words that I think have meanings far beyond what we think them to be. For example, the word obedience. Obedience has come to have somewhat of a … Continue reading Words we know the meaning of…..or do we?
I sit and I reflect…inside of me is an entire spectrum of emotions. I see a life filled with experiences that have shaped me into who I am. I see feelings that I’d like to share and those that I hold close to my heart. I see words never spoken and deeds never done. I … Continue reading Going deep
The weather has been warm and dry, so dry that the grass is dying and the flowers are wilting. Everyone begins to speak of rain, we need rain, it hasnt’ rained in a while, the lawns are dry, we need some rain. It begins to rain and within the first few minutes or hours, we … Continue reading Rain
One of my favorite stories comes from an old Indian Legend: A Cherokee Legend An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy. “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, … Continue reading Feeding your wolf inside
Is it possible to separate joy and gratitude? Think of the most joyful moments in your life…the brief moments when everything is ‘right’ when it feels as though all of the stars are properly aligned and the world is bursting with the same joy that you are feeling. Doesn’t that feeling just naturally flow into … Continue reading Joy and Gratitude