PATH OF NON-RESISTANCE

The well-known spiritual teacher Krishnamurti was once asked, “What is the secret to your happiness?” He answered, “I don’t mind what happens.” Being in resistance to what takes place often prolongs pain, suffering, and confusion. Chasing after the tail of why...

THE THREAD

Wherever you are right now, if time and circumstance allows, set aside at least five minutes for yourself. If the present doesn’t allow for this, choose a time later today. Sit or stand very comfortably and quietly, close your eyes, and breathe deeply. Focus on your...

SOUL FORCE

Very few of us advocate for violence to resolve conflict or our own inner pain. Even when at our core we stand for peaceful coexistence, certain provocations cause us to discard peaceful methods and resort to violent, vengeful means. We each seem to have our own...

A LOVE OFFERING

Each day we come to the altar of our lives and decide what we shall place there as an inner offering. It could be anxiety or worry, forgiveness or willingness, fear or inadequacy, courage or serenity, playfulness or joy. This offering then becomes the leading edge of...

TAKE A RISK

Every day, we awaken and it is faith that propels us ahead. Most of us learned as school children that we are hurtling through space around our sun at a speed of nearly 67,000 miles per hour. We have faith that even at these dizzying speeds our planet will hold us on...

SACRE-COEUR

High atop a hill in a northern district of Paris sits the magnificent Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, known to Parisians simply as Sacre Coeur (sounds like purr), meaning “sacred heart.” Filing through its awe-inspiring interior with the moving mass of...