Finding Peace In Change

Change, when kept constant, becomes peace.“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”

Lao Tzu, 571 – 521 B.C., Founder of Taoism, Ancient Philosopher and Poet

Accept the continuous change happening within you;

accept the new callings formed in every cycle.

Pay heed to each calling, with Love.

And then, allow the threads to adjoin in the larger portrait of your life and find (more…)

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Where To Find Love, Simply

A small hut, that is rich with pure and Loving energies of its beloved dwellers, contains within, the pure and Loving energies of the whole  Earth and all the planets, the universe. - Find Love“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.”

John Muir, 1838 – 1914, Writer, Naturalist/Environmental Activist

Love, because her eternal presence, may travel across zillions of planets,

just as she may also travel just a few centimeters between our faces that are present.

Love, is grand and deep in all forms. And you can find Love, anywhere. There is wonder in her vibrations, (more…)

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Are You After Standalone Success?

The grass is my carpet. It may not be red, but it definitely keeps me down to earth. - Standalone success“A man’s dignity isn’t measured by the people he has around him when he’s at the peak of his success, but by his ability not to forget those who helped him when his need was greatest.”

– Taken from novel ‘The Winner Stands Alone’ written by Paulo Coelho, Author/Writer.

To walk amongst the earth and people is a state of natural peace, better than being above, alone.

It is better to be understood, than to be admired.

It is better to have friends beside you, (more…)

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Finding Empowerment In Solitude

Moments of solitude are empowering because you will have nothing else to turn to but yourself; slowly and eventually, you start to become more honest with yourself. You may then authenticate your life personally, as you've always wanted. - Empowerment in solitude“True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.”

William Penn, 1644 – 1718, Philosopher, Entrepreneur, Founder of Pennsylvania (U.S.A. state)

Silence is a good place to start — to understand yourself firmly so you may face the clamor of the crowds. So you may know the difference between guidance and instructions, when to accept them, when to disregard them.

Silence is your home — once found, you (more…)

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Letting Silence Speak For You

Silence is where you speak the clearest. Silence is where you experience all that there is. For, herein, you face your honest self.“I think that no matter what you write, it requires being honest with oneself, and you have to pull yourself out of the whirlwind of daily life.”

Iris Chang, 1968 – 2004, Author, Journalist, Historian

Often, we find our thoughts clouded when they meet with responses and expressions of the world’s inevitable confusion. The world’s inevitable confusion is a cloud of energy by itself. I suspect it is created when we look for truth outside of ourselves. And, of course, it is a world of inevitable confusion — (more…)

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The Balm Of A Peaceful Heart

Only a peaceful heart can overcome tired body and heavy mind.

“The thousand mysteries around us would not trouble but interest us, if only we had cheerful, healthy hearts.”

— Friedrich Nietzsche, 1844 – 1900, Philosopher

When we keep peace within our hearts, we automatically look at our world that way.

And though there is hunger, destitution and sorrow, we may still be at peace. And this peace may certainly lift us above and beyond in our experiences. (more…)

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The Bridge That Connects You And Me

Self-awareness is the bridge between you and me.“People need to know that they have all the tools within themselves. Self-awareness, which means awareness of their body, awareness of their mental space, awareness of their relationships – not only with each other, but with life and the ecosystem.”

Deepak Chopra, Author, Public Speaker, Spiritual advocate

We are all trying to understand each other.

We are also trying to understand ourselves.

It is the same thing. (more…)

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Can Spirituality Be A Practical Way Of Living?

What is spirituality and what is the soul? It is the bridge between the heart and the mind - to discover, not to hold. - Practical Spirituality“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, 1881 – 1955, Philosopher, Paleontologist

If we may cause discomfort, distress and hurt to others, then we may also be capable of causing discomfort, distress and hurt to ourselves. And if others may cause the same in us, they too will feel it.

Our natural connection with each other is what makes this possible. The truth is, we affect each other! (more…)

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How To Stop Fighting For Peace

You do not stop a fight by fighting. You stop a fight by stopping to fight.“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.”
Mahatma Gandhi, 1869 – 1948, Peacemaker

WE can stop this irony today. There is nothing to fight for, because all of what we desire has already been given to us. All is already present with us — here, in our blessed relationships that we have with each other. The peace that we were born with is still and always with us. We do not need to do anything at all; we do not, especially (more…)

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Why We Need Silence For A Better Life

In silence, a beautiful song is sung. In silence, Loving words are spoken. In silence, a story is written. Just as in darkness, light is seen. Just as in struggles, paths are found. Just as in pain, joy is found. - Silence and acceptance“We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls.”

Mother Teresa, (Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu), 1910 – 1997, Humanitarian, Peacemaker, Founder of Missionaries of Charity

‘Loss’ takes place in haste.

‘Found’ takes place in patient silence, a golden moment. (more…)

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