Not Knowing

“Letting there be room for not knowing is the most important thing of all. When there’s a big disappointment, we don’t know if that’s the end of the story. It may just be the beginning of a great adventure. Life is like that. We don’t know anything. We call something bad; we call it good.Continue reading “Not Knowing”

Simply Breathing

Breathing consciously is one way of staying mindful.   Conscious breathing  calms the body and relaxes the mind. What could be more important than that… as you go about your day, taking care of work projects, family, chores.  No additional time is needed to do this exercise because you are already breathing… Its a conscious breathingContinue reading “Simply Breathing”

To Rekindle

Compassion itself is seen to be The seed of a rich harvest, water for growth And the ripened state of long enjoyment. Therefore, at the start I praise compassion.  By Chandrakirti As the year ends and a new one begins allowing compassion to grace our mind and heart is a rekindling. A lot of timesContinue reading “To Rekindle”

In The Moment

We all have the ability to point our inner compass  to happiness. Once the compass is set to recognizing happy moments you still have the choice to appreciate those moments or let them slip by. In order to strengthen the habit of experiencing happy moments, recognition is important. There are a lot of things, thoughts,Continue reading “In The Moment”

Flutterings Of The Soul

Some people look forward to the holiday season and others look forward to getting through the season quickly. Instead of joy, there is anxiety and sadness for some people. Maybe you are one of those who dreads this season, or you know someone who does. Pema Chodron a buddhist teacher, talks about “having an itch,Continue reading “Flutterings Of The Soul”