THIS IS OUR SEASON: January 12, 2019

The Prophet Isaiah said “those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”  (Isaiah  40:31) The book of Isaiah reminds us of God’s promise, saying “Even to your old age and gray hairs…

I TAKE THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE AND DO GOOD: January 11, 2019

“Emotions surround all human dynamics, influencing our interactions on conscious and unconscious levels. Many experiments demonstrate that feelings are contagious. They can be transferred between people, like catching a cold. Our heart rate, blood pressure, and mood, for example, are easily synchronized with others in our vicinity. Those who are emotionally dominant can transfer their…

EMBODY THE KINGDOM OF ABSOLUTE GOOD: January 10, 2019

“We now know that the moment the observer looks for an electron, there is a specific point in time and space when all probabilities of the electron collapse into a physical event. With this discovery, mind and matter can no longer be considered separate; they are intrinsically related, because subjective mind produces measurable changes on…

BE THE BELOVED COMMUNITY: January 9, 2019

“Agape does not begin by discriminating between worthy and unworthy people… It begins by loving others for their sakes” and “makes no distinction between a friend and enemy; it is directed toward both… Agape is love seeking to preserve and create community.” Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. THIS IS A LISTENING BLOG LISTEN BY…

REBOOT, BODY, MIND AND SOUL: January 6, 2019

“Tuning in to your breathing and to the sensations that you can feel in your body is one very practical way to work at being in your body. It helps you to stay in close touch with it and then to act on what you learn as you listen to its messages. The body scan…

BE AWARE IN THE MOMENT: January 5, 2019

“When awareness is well established and mindfulness is happening by itself— what we could call effortless effort — then we can simply rest in the continuity of bare knowing. Ryokan, a nineteenth-century Zen master, poet, and wandering monk, expressed it this way: ‘Know your mind just as it is.’” Joseph Goldstein, from Mindfulness: A Practical Guide…