A LEAP OF FAITH

  “I took the leap of faith from my shadow cliff of doubt All I left behind were the chains within my mind I felt something softly hold me ~ God’s loving hands enfold me I knew the I AM within was the same I AM as Him At last I was homeward bound My soul has leaped for joy …

FIVE MORE MINUTES…

Here is another short story about knowing your priorities in life. Enjoy and share your opinion by commenting. ————————————- While at the park one day, a woman sat down next to a man on a bench near a playground. “That’s my son over there,” she said, pointing to a little boy in a red sweater who was gliding down the …

I PRAISE IN GOD THAT I CANNOT SEE THE FUTURE…

A Chinese couple and their son worked on their small piece of field everyday trying to make a living. One day about 30 horses came past their plot one day, and they captured the horses. The next day the community from the town came to the family and told the old man how happy they are for his good fortune. …

THE DESIDERATA

Max Ehrmann was an attorney turned philosopher-poet who live in Terre Haute, Ind. He spent his life wrestling with the realities of making a living and following his personal calling to a life of poetry, literature, and thought. He wrote A Prayer, which became a message of hope for thousands, but he is best known for Desiderata, which he wrote …

CREATING A SPACE FOR MEDITATION

Creating a Meditation or Quiet space for yourself and some of the reasons why people resist meditating stop themselves from getting into their inner world Creating a space for your daily meditation practice conditions your mind to relax and begin the process of meditation. In time, just sitting in your meditating space will immediately relax you. Your meditation space can …

THE HO’OPONOPONO MANTRA

  Dear Father: Here we acknowledge the Creator who gives Unconditional Love. If you believe that you are the result of an explosion or worse still that you created yourself, you are going to have a lot of trouble with this one. The word Father means “Giver Of Life” and I am sure you realize that it has nothing to …

WHAT’S INSIDE YOU?

This is a nice short story to make you reflect on what is within each of us. I was preparing to speak at an I Can Do It conference and I decided to bring an orange on stage with me as a prop for my lecture. I opened a conversation with a bright young fellow of about twelve who was …

CAN MEDITATION TRANSFORM THE COMMUNITY?

I would like to share this incredible story with you about the ‘Meditating President’, Joachim Chissano of Mozambique and how through his Meditation practice, helped put an end to the devastating 15 year civil war in Mozambique and a million causalities. Mozambique was brought back from the brink of self-destruction and has instead become one of Africa’s most stable and …

THE WALK FROM “NO” TO “YES”

Listen to this most inspiring TED Talk by William Ury: The walk from “no” to “yes”. William speaks from the heart about the Secret to Lasting Peace: That all of us have the opportunity to be the 3rd side:—to take the Balcony View no matter what the conflict is whether with our family members or even the war in the Middle east.

10 MINDFUL MINUTES OF SILENCE…

 Listen to this simple but provocative TED Talk: 10 Mindful Minutes Of Silence To Change Your Life.  Andy Puddicombe has made it his goal to make meditation accessible by everyone. Spending years as a monk, Andy worked hard on himself to develop that ability to really focus and harness the mind, undistracted by the whims and restless thoughts that can hold …