Posts tagged "Love"
What About Love?

What About Love?

Yes, what about Love? We just passed Valentine’s Day, and I chose to send out a message about the Lunar/Chinese New Year, with this amazing picture, instead of a Valentine message. Love wasn’t on top right then for me, with all the chaos of January and February this year…. although, come to think about it,...
Relax! We've Arrived!

Relax! We’ve Arrived!

Relax, we’ve arrived?  The question mark is mine.  Relax, You’ve Arrived, is Rick Hanson’s recent post on Just One Thing  Why the question mark?  Well, it’s because the exhortation goes directly against the way I was brought up, and lived much of my life — that I must keep busy, doing, trying to getting somewhere...
Two Wolves

Two Wolves

Recently I came across the classic Cherokee story of Two Wolves.  An elder is speaking to a grandson — about life, no less.  Two Wolves is particularly poignant for me because I know the experience of an internal push-pull so very well.  The push-pull of conflicting feelings, sometimes even values; wanting to be here but...
Send Love Ahead

Send Love Ahead

When I saw a suggestion that we “send love ahead” to our day, it caught my attention.  (It was in Daily Om, a mailing which I really enjoy. Check it out!)  Send love ahead.  What might that mean, I wondered?  Now, I have various rituals I choose among as I drift off to sleep: a metta...
Living In The Middle

Living In The Middle

What does it mean to be Living in the Middle? Quite a bit, actually. For some, it’s easy and tempting, these days and at our age (!), to go with the whiny, struggling, negative, ain’t it awful, and gosh, it’s hard… Others choose to take a spiritual bypass, say it’s all just ephemeral anyway, and...