Category: Finding God

Seeing through the Beloved’s Eyes

Borrow the Beloved’s eyes. Look through them and you’ll see the Beloved’s face everywhere. No tiredness, no jaded boredom…things you have hated will become helpers. –  Jalaluddin Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks, We Are Three

We Learn of God through Creation

If the soul could have known God without the world, the world would never have been created. – Meister Eckhart  

Knowing God

If the soul could have known God without the world, the world would never have been created. – Meister Eckhart

Let Yourself Be Drawn

Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray. – Jalaluddin Rumi, Essential Rumi, versions by Coleman Barks

Where Is God?

God is at home, it’s we who have gone out for a walk. – Meister Eckhart

Mystery in a Traffic Light

Life’s wonder and mystery can be discovered as easily at a traffic light as on a mountaintop. • Ezra Bayda in Saying Yes to Life

What tracks do you leave?

A good traveler leaves no track. -Lao Tsu, Tao Te Ching

What is Your Image of God?

Some people want to see God with their eyes as they see a cow, and to love [God] as they love their cow – for the milk and cheese and profit it brings them. This is how it is with people who love God… Continue Reading “What is Your Image of God?”

Wisdom from Thomas Merton

We have what we seek. It is there all the time, and if we give it time it will make itself known to us. – Thomas Merton

Wisdom from the Zen Tradition

From of old there were not two paths. “Those who have arrived” all walked the same road. -Zenrin, The Gospel According to Zen