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…

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 FEEL THE PRESENCE OF INFINITE GOOD: December 26, 2017

“Don’t think about your problems during your practice. Push them aside very gently. Take a break from all that worrying and planning. Let your meditation be a complete vacation. Trust yourself, trust your own ability to deal with these issues later, using the energy and freshness of mind that you built up during your meditation….

A NEW WORLD IS BORN WITHIN OUR SOULS EACH MOMENT: December 21, 2017

“What we are developing through study and meditation, [the world] will be born into. The old world will be wiped out and disappear, and a new world will be born.” Joel Goldsmith, from The Christmas Letters There is no judgment simply an awareness that I AM. The breath of all that is flows from the…

I RISE INTO A REALM OF AWARENESS: December 17, 2017

“Even though a meditation begins as a contemplation of truth, it must rise into the higher realm of silent awareness before the healing can be accomplished. To begin a healing meditation, we become a state of receptivity, listening for what may be revealed from within.” Joel Goldsmith, from The Christmas Letters   I breathe with…

I BREATHE IN PEACE AND BREATHE OUT LOVE: November 15, 2017

“Internal knots are sown and nourished by our lack of mindfulness in daily life. The ten chief internal knots are: greed; hatred; ignorance; conceit; suspicion; attachment to the body as the self; extreme views and prejudices; clinging to rites and rituals; our craving for immortality; and our craving to keep everything just as it is….

WE ARE ALL INTERCONNECTED: November 11, 2017

“The one who bows and the one who is bowed to are both, by nature, empty. Therefore the communication between us is inexpressibly perfect. The first element of an effective method of prayer is the communication between ourselves and the one we are praying to. Because we and the one we are praying to are…

WE ARE THE LIGHT THAT SHINES OUT OF EVERY ASPECT OF OUR BEING: November 10, 2017

“In prayer there has to be mindfulness, concentration, insight, loving kindness, and compassion. Anger, blame, jealousy, and spite are not enough. We need the energy of mindfulness, concentration, understanding, and love to put electric current in the wire.” Thich Nhat Hanh, from The Energy of Prayer: How to Deepen Your Spiritual Practice Here is the…