Category: Spirituality

Union with God

Union with God is not something that needs to be acquired but realized… When the mind comes into its own stillness and enters the silent land, the sense of separation goes. Union is seen to be the fundamental reality and separateness a highly filtered… Continue Reading “Union with God”

Wednesday of Hope – A Road in the Country

Hope is like a road in the country; there never was a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence. – Lin Yutang

A Spiritual Journey

A Spiritual Journey   And the world cannot be discovered by a journey of miles, no matter how long, but only by a spiritual journey, a journey of one inch, very arduous and humbling and joyful, by which we arrive at the ground at our… Continue Reading “A Spiritual Journey”

Extending Our Concept of God

The world must have a God, but our concept of God must be extended as the dimensions of our world are extended. – Teilhard de Chardin

Wednesday of Hope – Letting Go of Anticipation

Before, I always lived in anticipation . . . that it was all a preparation for something else, something “greater,” more “genuine.” But that feeling has dropped away from me completely. I live here and now, this minute, this day, to the full, and… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Letting Go of Anticipation”

May I Be a Lamp

May I become an island for those seeking dry land A lamp for those needing light, A place of rest for those who desire one, And a servant for those needing service. – Shantideva

You Are Held

A great silent space holds all of nature in its embrace. It also holds you. – Eckhart Tolle

Wednesday of Hope – Waiting Patienty

Waiting patiently in hope and expectation is the foundation of the spiritual life. – Simone Weil  

Arousing Wonder

My religion is nature. That’s what arouses those feelings of wonder and mysticism and gratitude in me. – Oliver Sacks

Wakening to Oneness with a Psalm

Unnamable God, I feel you With me at every moment. You are my food, my drink, My sunlight, and the air I breathe You are the ground I have built on And the beauty that rejoices my heart. – Stephen Mitchel, excerpt from “Psalm 16”,… Continue Reading “Wakening to Oneness with a Psalm”