LOVE NEVER, EVER FAILS: February 15, 2018

“The one who loves the most wins.” Samahria Lyte Kaufman Co-Founder/Co-Director – The Option Institute THIS IS A LISTENING BLOG LISTEN BY CLICKING HERE WE HONOR THE MUSIC EXCERPTS AVAILABLE ON i-TUNES : THE EMBRACE and SOULMERGE  by ASHANA DOWNLOAD THE NEW SPIRITMUV APP FOR FREE for i-PHONE OR ANDROID AND ACCESS OUR MEDITATIONS RIGHT…

LOVE IS A LIVING CAPACITY WITHIN US: February 14, 2018

“Love is an object or state to be attained, some kind of fixed ideal. In reality, love is fluid; it’s a verb, not a noun. Love is a living capacity within us that is always present, even when we don’t sense it.” Sharon Salzberg, from Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection  THIS IS A…

WHEN WE LOVE OURSELVES, WE CANNOT HARM ANOTHER: February 11, 2018

“The Buddha offered this: ‘If you truly loved yourself, you’d never harm another.’ . . . Causing harm is never just a one-way street. If we harm someone else, we’re inevitably also hurting ourselves. Some quality of sensitivity and awareness has to shut down for us to be able to objectify others, to deny them…

BEING READY, BEING CENTERED, BEING NOW: February 10, 2018

“God works through me, the same as you. There is no feat I achieve that you are not capable of. “ T’Challa from BLACK PANTHER This is a listening blog. Listen here. SUPPORT MUSIC EXCERPTED HERE ON i-TUNES: ASHANA – “Soulmerge” R. PYTOR TCHAIKOVSKY – “Hymn of the Cherubim” PETER KATER AND R. CARLOS NAKAI – “Nemi – Sacred…

I AM THE LOVE THAT I BREATHE: February 9, 2018

I breathe, and accept that we are one. In this oneness, I accept my divine gift of realizing my good. My good shines its light in every space. My good cleans every stress, strain or shame with the breath of knowing I am love. You are love. Love is my walk, and my talk. Love…

THE BODY IS THE FOUNDATION OF MINDFULNESS TRAINING: February 8, 2018

“The body is the foundation of mindfulness training. We live in a body, so to appreciate the fullness of life we need to experience the body fully. We shouldn’t think that the body is less important than the mind when we practice mindfulness. Anything occurring in the present is a suitable object of mindful awareness….

WITH EACH KIND WORD, YOU’RE PLANTING A SEED THAT WILL GROW: February 6, 2018

“Try to abandon expectations about how you should feel while doing loving-kindness meditation. If you feel discouraged by the lack of good feelings in metta meditation, bring kindness to yourself because you’re feeling discouraged: ‘May I be safe, happy, healthy, and live with ease.’ Shift your attention away from what you want and onto how…