Wisdom

Rule Number 6

Two Prime ministers were sitting in a room discussing affairs of state. Suddenly a man bursts in, apoplectic with fury, shouting and stamping and banging his fist on the desk. The resident prime minister admonishes him: “Peter,” he says, “kindly remember Rule Number 6,” whereupon Peter is instantly restored to complete calm, apologizes, and withdraws. […]

Sense Of the Heart | Lera Mimizu

It is quite obvious from my previous posts that I am a big fan of Adyashanti. I hear him with my whole being rather than just ears and his eloquently put words get straight to my core, shifting and changing me. In his recent newsletter he talked about the SENSE OF THE HEART. That when […]

Finally He Got It

A young man went to a Zen master. After practicing for a time the student went off on his own with instructions to faithfully send a letter to the master every month, giving an account of his spiritual progress. In the first month, the student wrote, “I now feel an expansion of consciousness and experience […]

School, or Life?

The difference between school and life? In school, you are taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you are given a test that teaches you a lesson.  

What is it like to be enlightened? | Elena Angel

“What is it like to be enlightened?” “What is it like to be enlightened?” The aspiring disciple wants to know. The great master answers: “I am just as miserable as you are.” The words, attributed to the 11th century Tantric master, Marpa, are a reminder that we don’t have to identify with our pain — […]

God Will Provide

A young woman brings home her fiancé to meet her parents. After dinner, her mother tells her father to find out about the young man. The father invites the fiancé to his study for a drink. “So what are your plans?” the father asks the young man. “I am a bible scholar.” he replies. “A […]

True or False | Huiwen Wu

One of the major work in our spiritual journey is to discern true from false. That was the sin of Adam. When the snake approached Adam and Eve, he spoke the truth. He told them that they could eat the fruit from the tree of knowledge, the good and the evil. And it’s true. But […]

On Going Extreme | Huiwen Wu

Going extreme is oftentimes an easy way out. In Hebrew, the word me’od means ‘very’, but it also looks like the word mot, which means ‘death’. Whenever we become extreme, we are out of balance and we bring chaos into our lives. This is also true for spirituality. It is very easy to go completely […]

Yes Please | Tziporah Kingsbury

Please read, share and let us remember…that just because we don’t talk about something, choose to hide from it or by fear choose to ban it which may challenge other’s from addressing the subject, the subject of focus does not disappear. By doing this we are creating more harm and eventually destructive behaviors. If you […]

Undoing

For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn’t understand growth, it would look like complete destruction.   Cynthia Occelli