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On Mindfulness | Lera Mimizu

Mindfulness is such a big word in the world of wellbeing these days. It is about paying attention to what is happening in each moment, but this is often so misunderstood. What I find is that a lot of it is done from our heads – almost like registering in our minds – I am […]

Spiritual? Non spiritual? | Lera Mimizu

For so many years during my spiritual search I divided everything into spiritual and non spiritual. India, ashrams, meditation halls and mantra lounges were seen as spiritual, while everything else was not. How it all changed now… Now I can sense the Spirit everywhere I go, whether it’s a bar, a club, or streets of […]

Silence In Between | Tanmaya George

With the muddy earth slowing me down Softening with the silence amongst the trees I am listening again Each breath feeding me deeply There is nowhere to go Just the here and now is enough right now And slowly the presence is making itself felt The joy and pleasure in the body spreading Like melting […]

Gift

Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.     Mary Oliver    

Wild Geese

Whoever you are, no matter how lonely, the world offers itself to your imagination, calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting over and over announcing your place in the family of things.     Mary Oliver  

Broken Egg

If an egg is broken by outside force, life ends. If broken by inside force, life begins. Great things always begin from inside.    

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 […]

The Ostrich Strategy

The Secret on how to lead a mediocre life: The Ostrich Strategy Take a look around, if there is no one in the room whom you aspire to become in 10 years, keep doing whatever you are doing and looking forward to the weekend (or your next vacation).   ************************ Something I learned from my […]

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 […]