Introspection

I Weep For My Nation

I Weep For My Nation

The horizon leans forward, Offering you space to place new steps of change. Here, on the pulse of this fine day You may have the courage To look up and out upon me, the Rock, the River, the Tree, your country. ~Maya Angelou Yesterday, for the first time, I heard the poem, On The Pulse […]

Radiating Heaven (Inspired by Lyrics #11)

Radiating Heaven (Inspired by Lyrics #11)

I believe in the Kingdom come Then all the colors will bleed into one Bleed into one ~U2, I Still Haven’t Found Many look into the future, the deep future, the after death future and take solace that Heaven will be an existence where all live as one brother/sisterhood. A time when the line diving […]

Can You Hold Ideas in Tension?

Can You Hold Ideas in Tension?

They had not room in their minds for two ideas. ~Willa Cather Society seems to be moving in an increasingly polarized direction. Evidence? The US elections were an exercise in vilification rather than a reasoned debate on issues affecting the well-being of the human race. Evidence? The Black Lives Matter movement. People can not wrap […]

Are You Unfinished?

I believe we’re incomplete, unfinished individuals. ~Carlos Fuentes There is a theory of human development which states we are born Tabula Rasa, blank slates ready to gain knowledge through experience and perception…that is…a person is born empty and nurtured into personality independent of their nature. Anyone with more than one child knows this theory is […]

Loving Yourself Is Spiritual

If you truly love yourself, you could never hurt another. ~Buddha One of my daughters is a nurse. While working one day, she overheard a patient say, in Spanish, to her own daughter, that my daughter did not know what she was doing. Unknown to them, my daughter has a passing fluency with Spanish so […]

Touched by a Smile

Touched by a Smile

All humans want to be seen. It’s a basic need… I also wanted very much to see…sharing the gaze, feeling connected. I needed the 2-way street, the exchange, the relationship. ~Amanda Palmer, The Art of Asking I looked up. Our eyes met. She smiled. I smiled. She continued walking. I had looked up just before she […]

Distance is a Liar (Inspired by Quotes #01)

Distance is a liar. It distorts the way we see ourselves and understand each other. ~Brene Brown This quote grabbed me when I switched from a 6 minuted guided travel meditation to a book on MP3 during my train ride to work early Friday morning. It was in the introduction to the book: The Art […]

Love it Now

Love is ever-present within our own Being but we might not feel it until we live in the Now. "Love it Now" was created to share ideas about loving and being present in the here and now. Enjoy!

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