Category: Breathe, Pause and BE

Crossroads

Arriving at that place, New terrain, new surroundings… and yet, that familiar feel. I am at a crossroad. Another turning point, In a life of discovery. It is here I reflect, it is here I rest, it is here I experience my Self. It is here I can simply be. No need to rush, no

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Zen Life-Wisdom Inspired by Love, Masters of Meditation… and a squirrel

SQUIRREL!!! So many times in my life I’ve felt, acted, reacted and been overwhelmed with indecision. A lot like the embodiment of your friendly, neighborhood squirrel. Have you seen that meme about the road of life being paved with squirrels who couldn’t make a decision? In all honesty, decision making and discernment-of-choice have not actually

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Using Your Doubt to Strengthen Your Trust

We often see doubt as somehow failing ourselves or not being strong enough, etc. Shifting our awareness of Doubt, we begin to recognize that each time we truly embrace it, move through it, sit with it, love it as part of our journey… then we build more trust from within ourselves, for ourselves. We strengthen

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Seduction of Spirit: Wisdom Shared from my Meditation Retreat (even though I started writing this 5months ago!)

Along your spiritual journey certain themes play out within almost all wisdom traditions. Acceptance, detachment, surrender, faith, trust, allowing… these are some of the big ones for me.  Hearing these words, repeating them to myself … actually creates calm. The guidance of gurus, saints and sages often comes down to… simplicity.  Keep it simple.  Trust

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The Language of Butterflies 

Momentarily lost in space & time as I watched what I assumed to be two butterflies warming their wings in an early morning patch of sun… until I noticed it was more than that.  They were carrying on a conversation with wing flaps, flutters and vibrations. Back & forth they silently chatted for about 15

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