|Posted on 2 December, 2018 at 15:20||comments (4)|
There is a knowing deep inside of us, of who we truly are and what it is we are here to do. This knowledge, does not seek approval of others, it does not fear, and it does not doubt. This part of ourselves calls to us, to seek stillness in order for us to hear what it wants to tell us.
In this world, which distracts us from seeking stillness, this knowing beckons us to "listen".
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|Posted on 21 July, 2018 at 14:55||comments (3)|
"I’m a fighter. I believe in the eye-for-an-eye business. I’m no cheek turner. I got no respect for a man who won’t hit back. You kill my dog, you better hide your cat". - Muhammad Ali
"Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent people ignore". - Anonymous
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|Posted on 9 June, 2018 at 18:00||comments (3)|
Imagine a day when you wake up, open your eyes and begin with acknowledging your blessings and being grateful.
You rise and when you look in the mirror and instead of criticizing what you see you actually smile. You head into the bathroom and are pleased at the wrinkles, or freckles, the type of hair you have and the body which has brought you to this point in your life.
As you head out the door a...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 16 March, 2018 at 11:15||comments (1)|
Growing up our parents and older relatives often warned us about staying out of harm’s way. Examples of harm included substances such as drugs and alcohol, to situational environments like hanging out with the wrong crowd in school.
As adults, we should consider the harm that can come to us based on our decision not to be selective with whom we spend our time. On campus, in the workplace and during times of leisure we need to think about whether we are putting ourselv...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 14 February, 2018 at 8:00||comments (2)|
There is a parable about a widow who goes to a judge for vindication. The widow represents, the poor, unprotected and powerless in society. The Judge had a reputation for being confident, self-assured and not afraid of anyone; in society, he represented one with great authority, who commanded respect and wealth.
The widow, though quiet and subtle acts in a persistent manner, seeking fairness and justice. She is clear in what she wants, is not intimidated and goes after wha...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 29 January, 2018 at 8:00||comments (2)|
What’s going on with you?
If we were asked this question, a lot of us may hesitate initially on how to respond. We may first consider who was asking the question, the environment we were in or who else might be listening in on the conversation. Based on any of those factors we may respond with a focus on our accomplishments the latest item we have purchased, or a self-deprecating response to divert the focus of the conversation.
Why is this the case? What are we...Read Full Post »