Posts tagged "Love"
What Does It Mean To Be Real?

What Does It Mean To Be Real?

What does it mean to be real?  This question, a classic one indeed, and one at the heart of the children’s classic (just beloved by adults), came to my attention again on the anniversary of publication of The Velveteen Rabbit.  NPR has a thoughtful, inspiring article, which I recommend: As ‘The Velveteen Rabbit’ turns 100, its message...

When In Doubt, Choose to Love

When in doubt, Choose to Love. There are so many things to say about Love that my heart starts to beat faster as I even think about sharing on this deep topic.  Love,  loving, choosing love…has actually come my way not only through the classic, inspiring Beatles song, All You Need is Love, (which was a smash hit right in the middle...
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...