Meditation Suggestion: Love vs. Fear – John Lennon

A Thought For Your Consideration There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and… Continue reading Meditation Suggestion: Love vs. Fear – John Lennon

Dr. Seuss – Life’s a Great Balancing Act (Like yoga?)

“Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” — Dr. Seuss “If things start happening, don’t worry, don’t stew, just go right along and you’ll start happening too.” — Dr. Seuss “You’ll get mixed up, of course, as you already know. You’ll get mixed… Continue reading Dr. Seuss – Life’s a Great Balancing Act (Like yoga?)

Friday’s Flow: Putting Your Attention on Inappropriate Attention

Playing Tetris the other day, I realized that while part of my mind was focused on the game, a big part of my mind was still “chattering” away with obsessive, neurotic worry. Worry about the economy. Worry about my weight. Worry about something someone said that offended me three months ago. Worry, worry, worry! Put… Continue reading Friday’s Flow: Putting Your Attention on Inappropriate Attention

Friday’s Flow: Dalai Lama, A Simple Thought for the Weekend

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2011 file photo, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama gestures as he addresses the Mumbai University students in Mumbai, India. The Dalai Lama said Thursday, March 10, 2011, that he will give up his political role in Tibet's government-in-exile, shifting that power to an elected representative. The Tibetan spiritual leader, speaking on the anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising against Chinese control, said the time has come "to devolve my formal authority to the elected leader." (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File)

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. –Dalai Lama

Friday’s Flow: Something to Ponder this Weekend

It is you that pervades this universe, and this universe exists in you. Your true nature is pure Consciousness. Don’t be small-minded. — Ashtavakra Gita (800-400BCE), India The Ashtavakra Gita or the Song of Ashtavakra is an Advaita Vedanta scripture. Many teachers and mystics held it in high regard. Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, a respected mystic… Continue reading Friday’s Flow: Something to Ponder this Weekend