How To Hold Heaven In Your Own Hands

In life, we experience miraculous glimpses of heaven. Some of us make plans to embark on the path toward it. Some of us, embark on an  unknown, mysterious path toward it, by taking the first daring step. Some of us, write a heavenly song and create it here, within and  amongst us all. - Hold Heaven“It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.”

Gautama Buddha, a.k.a. Lord Buddha, circa 563 B.C. – 483 B.C., Founder of Buddhism

It is not the glimpses that hold heaven, but the path through it.

Wherever you are or whatever you do, your presence in them is paramount and the truth of its reality.

And so heaven and her joys take place (more…)

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Steps To Eternity

We must experience eternity, one step at a time. Our lifetime is, one of those steps. - Steps to eternity“When time is spent. Eternity begins.”

Helen Hunt Jackson, a.k.a. ‘H.H.’, 1830 – 1885, Poet, Writer, National Activist (Native Americans, U.S.A.)

In archery, the minute you are distracted, the minute your vision, mind and body inclines outside of the target, the target is missed.

Such in life: Now is where all your energy must be spent, if not your energy will dissipate and you will be hidden from the one-shot shower of blessings created for you in that nowness. (more…)

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How To Receive Your Blessings

Life consists mostly of supreme shots of blessings with you as its target. Aim to be still.“You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.”

Franz Kafka, 1883 – 1924, Novelist, Writer

Exactly where we are in our life right now, is exactly where we need to be.

Most of our pains come from resisting where we are at and that often lands us in a desperate search. We are neither here nor there with our senses confused and (more…)

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How To Experience All Of Creation

In the sketches of history, we pay tribute to the inventor of the helicopter. Have we also paid tribute to the creator of the dragonfly? Perhaps, if we may engage in that kind of tribute, we would be living more deeply.“I believe God did intend, in giving us intelligence, to give us the opportunity to investigate and appreciate the wonders of His creation. He is not threatened by our scientific adventures.”

Francis Collins, Physician-Geneticist, Author (Science, Medicine, Spirituality)

Just as we are in awe of the legendary accomplishments of mankind through the years, now and in the past, we are also in awe of nature and all divine things that were presented to us from day one of our lives. (more…)

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The Secret To Happiness

The only difference between the happier person and the happy person is that the happier person has more gratitutde. The Secret.

Here is a touch of the secret!

The best way to greet your blessings is to acknowledge them with gratitude!

 

“Can something so simple turn your life around?  Yes, it can. Decide right now that you’re going to feel good.  

Intend that you’re going to feel good today and tomorrow.  Visualize yourself feeling good.  

And whenever you think of it, remind yourself to feel good now.   (more…)

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