The enchantment of Winter: A Meditation

“I pray this winter be gentle and kind – a season of rest from the wheel of the mind…”― John Geddes “We feel cold, but we don’t mind it, because we will not come to harm. And if we wrapped up against the cold, we wouldn’t feel other things, like the bright tingle of the stars,Continue reading “The enchantment of Winter: A Meditation”

Weekend Meditation-Gift Giving

At this time of year gift-giving and gift receiving can be a touchy subject. Here are some perspectives on gift giving for your meditation pleasure, if you so choose. Enjoy. Note: There is a video link in the last photo of this post – a gift for you 🙂 “Giving frees us from the familiarContinue reading “Weekend Meditation-Gift Giving”

Weekend Meditation-“Some books leave us free and some books make us free.”

“Some books leave us free and some books make us free.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson “Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”- Charles W. Eliot “Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, forContinue reading “Weekend Meditation-“Some books leave us free and some books make us free.””

Awakening to your authentic self

“Awakening to our authentic selves as love leads us to letting go of who we think we should be and embracing who we actually are”-~Dr. Debra Reble “But blessed are your eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear.”-Matthew 13:16 “Spiritual awakening is the awakening from the dream of thought.” – Eckhart TolleContinue reading “Awakening to your authentic self”

Monday Meditation

“The you that goes in one side of the meditation experience is not the same you that comes out the other side.“ – Bhante Henepola Gunaratana “Do not tire your brain by trying to work it during meditation.” – St. Teresa of Avila “If you want to find God, hang out in the space betweenContinue reading “Monday Meditation”

Friday Meditation

 “The best way to renew thought is to go outside the human imagination.” —Bernard Werber Welcome thoughts, any thoughts, watch them come and go, gently. “Your goal is not to battle with the mind, but to witness the mind.”– Swami Muktananda “Meditation and concentration are the way to a life of serenity.”– Baba Ram DassContinue reading “Friday Meditation”

Weekend Musings-the soothing oceans

“There’s a magical energy and power from the ocean”-Jo Beverley As you enjoy your weekend coffee or tea here are a few musings for your consideration on the bond between the ocean and us. Cheers. “The sea is His, for it was He who made it, And His hands formed the dry land.” – PsalmContinue reading “Weekend Musings-the soothing oceans”

Weekend Meditation

Meditation roots you firmly so that, “you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand firm.” – (Ephesians 6:13 NASB). “Meditation will not carry you to another world, but it will reveal the most profound and awesome dimensions of the world in which you already live. Calmly contemplating these dimensions and bringingContinue reading “Weekend Meditation”

Does God hear your prayer?

I read many articles on whether or not God answers prayer. But I think another question along the same lines is: Does God hear prayer? My assumption in the following small treatise is this: if God hears your prayer, then he will answer your prayer. Does God hear prayer? My answer is; Yes, he hearsContinue reading “Does God hear your prayer?”