WE RELEASE AT THE ALTAR OF FORGIVENESS: July 14, 2019

By breathing in, we forgive. By breathing out, we forget. Mindfulness is the altar at which we bring our worries and let them rest until they fade away. LISTEN TO THE MEDITATION BY CLICKING HERE THIS IS A LISTENING BLOG PLEASE SUPPORT MUSICIANS BY PURCHASING MUSIC EXCERPTED HERE ON i-TUNES: Peter Kater and R. Carlos…

WALK IN THE MAGNIFICENCE OF SPIRIT: May 24-28, 2019

Walk in the magnificence of Spirit. Walk in the joy of faith. Walk in the love of a light that never goes out.  Walk in the miracles of grace.  Walk on the wings that lift you.  Walk on the song that ascends in you. Go within,  see the extraordinary power of love filling all of…

THE TRUTH IS THE LOVE THAT EMBRACES US ALL: July 6, 2018

In gratitude, there is no past, present or future, but there is a now that is in harmony with truth. The truth is that love embraces us all. In this moment, I breathe in the breath of knowing that past, present and future do not exist. Instead I am, we are, awesome opportunity moving forward…

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…

HAVE WE EXPRESSED THE LOVING BEINGS THAT WE ARE? February 4, 2018

“We don’t have to wait for death to approach to liberate ourselves from hatred. We can begin by asking ourselves, have I loved enough— within myself, within my house, beyond my doors, and into the world? Have I expressed the loving being that I am? Have I borne this love even when someone’s heart is…

EVERY EXPERIENCE WE HAVE IS SPECIAL: January 24, 2018

WEEK 4 OF THE 40-DAY MINDFULNESS CHALLENGE “[I]n the spirit of non-doing, we are not trying to achieve anything at all, nor attain any “special state” of being. We are simply attending to our experience of the body moment by moment as we bring awareness to . . . . In awareness, every moment and…

I WAS ONCE WAS BLIND BUT NOW I SEE: January 22, 2018

WEEK 4 OF THE 40-DAY MINDFULNESS CHALLENGE “It is amazing to me that we can be simultaneously completely preoccupied with the appearance of our own body and at the same time completely out of touch with it as well .  .  .  .   When we put energy into actually experiencing our body and we refuse…

I CARRY NOTHING INTO THIS MOMENT: December 29, 2017

“Seeing the purpose of our actions and whether they are of benefit or not— rests on our understanding the ethical dimensions of mindfulness. This is the discernment of wholesome or unwholesome mind states and actions, which lead respectively to happiness or suffering.” Joseph Goldstein, from Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening CLICK HERE TO LISTEN…

I AM ONE WITH EVERYTHING IN THE UNIVERSE: December 27, 2017

“Mindfulness also serves to protect the mind from other unskillful thoughts and emotions. Without mindfulness, we simply act out all the various patterns and habits of our conditioning. . . . . [C]ontrary to some popular beliefs, our aim should be not to follow the heart but to train the heart. All of us have…