“When you go out into the woods, and you look at trees, you see all these different trees. And some of them are bent, and some of them are straight, and some of them are evergreens, and some of them are whatever. And you look at the tree and you allow it. You see whyContinue reading “Allow It”
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Ram Dass on Love
Unconditional love really exists in each of us. It is part of our deep inner being. It is not so much an active emotion as a state of being. It’s not ‘I love you’ for this or that reason, not ‘I love you if you love me.’ It’s love for no reason, love without anContinue reading “Ram Dass on Love”
Is ‘Letting Go’ All That?
As we border on the Autumnal Equinox, it is a terrific time for reflection and self-inquiry. The leaves falling exposing bare branches is a gentle reminder to us of the fleeting nature of all things. This equinox is the duality between the light and dark that exists in each of us as well as theContinue reading “Is ‘Letting Go’ All That?”
Learning to Grieve
As practitioners, we’ve all heard the quote “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.” Whether rightly or wrongly attributed to the Buddha, we can all enumerate moments when a lesson and/or teacher presented at exactly the right time. The other day as I perused my Twitter feed, Baba Ram Dass tweeted a linkContinue reading “Learning to Grieve”