Monthly Archives: August 2019

August 31

Reflection Loneliness is a poignant homing instinct, like that of migratory birds. It guides us back towards this assurance: We are not meant to live cut off from each other, from ourselves, or from the Universal Reality which gives us life. We are meant to dwell in love, which is a wholehearted “yes” to belonging…We may be tempted to feel…

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August 30

Reflection When we identify with something larger than ourselves, that becomes part of who we are.  There is so much more to us than just a separate self; our connected self is based on recognizing that we are part of many larger circles. The distinction made between selfishness and altruism is misleading.  It is based on a split between helping…

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August 29

Reflection There are times when we are fortunate to experience big moments of awareness but most days it’s about finding the mystery in the every day. We don’t have to be on a mountaintop or amidst the wildlife on a safari to experience the cosmic dance. We only need to be awake and alert to all that is right before…

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August 28

Reflection The threads of our experiences and relationships create the unique fabric of our lives. Like a woven tapestry this weaving produces a fabric fashioned by varied colored experiences. Uncolored threads, the warp, are covered by the colored threads of the weft.  When completed all the warp threads are hidden. The backside of a tapestry appears to be nothing more…

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August 27

Reflection Spirituality, though sometimes relegated to religion, represents rather the most profound dimension of universal human experience.  Spirituality arises from awareness of one’s part in the Whole and from the intuition that every being and the whole universe itself are sustained and infused by a powerful loving force, the Abyss of all energy, the source of all being.  One can…

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August 26

Reflection Each of us is a one-time phenomenon in the universe. We are all born unique. Our exact genetic makeup has never occurred before nor will it ever be repeated. How amazing! This is our time to be present on this earth. We will have no other. In our span of life our uniqueness wants to grow, transform itself, and…

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August 25

  Reflection And people will come from the east and the west and from the north and the south and will recline at table in the kingdom of God. For behold, some are last who will be first, and some are first who will be last.  Luke 13:22-30 In August of 1963, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. led approximately 250,000…

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