Blog Topic: Inspiration

Forgiveness Practice

Like many of us, I too have someone in my life I am having trouble forgiving.  I do realize that this block to forgiveness is not serving me any longer. That resentment actually hurts me. And although I will certainly never condone bad behaviour, and I am clear that I...

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Giving Thanks

A Hindu blessing, from the Bhagavad Gita, to say before meals: This ritual is One. The food is One. We who offer the food are One. The fire of hunger is also One. All action is One. We who understand this are One....

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With That Moon Language

Admit something: Everyone you see, you say to them, “Love me.” Of course you do not do this out loud, otherwise someone would call the cops. Still though, think about this, this great pull in us to connect. Why not become the one who lives with a full moon...

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Second Sight by David Whyte

Sometimes, you need the ocean light, and colors you’ve never seen before painted through an evening sky. Sometimes you need your God to be a simple invitation, not a telling word of wisdom. Sometimes you need only the first shyness that comes from being shown...

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The Journey by Mary Oliver

One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice- though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles. “Mend my life!” each voice cried. But you didn’t...

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Kindness

by Naomi Shihab Nye (written after she took a journey to Mexico) Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things. feel the future dissolve in a moment What you held in your hand. what you counted and carefully saved all this must go so you know how...

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