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Whole Worlds of Wonder even in a Single Drop of Water

Mountains and oceans have whole worlds of innumerable wondrous features. We should understand that it is not only our distant surroundings that are like this, but even what is right here, even a single drop of water. – Eihei Dogen

Wednesday of Hope – Not Fearful of the Night

Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light; I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night. – Sarah Williams, Twilight Hours: A Legacy of Verse

Wednesday of Hope – Finding the Warrior Within

Willing to experience aloneness, I discover connection everywhere; Turning to face my fear, I meet the warrior who lives within. – Jennifer Welwood

Grateful for All Gifts

During the month of November it’s been my practice to focus on Gratitude. And so I continue . . . O Great Spirit, I awake to another sun, grateful for gifts bestowed, granted one by one. – Twylah Nitsch

Wednesday of Hope – Holding the Memory of Light

This is the first and most important lesson every writer learns, that words are ever only a memory of the thing itself. Like catching sunlight in your cupped hands so you have it later when the dark comes on. Sometimes, the words, the memory… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Holding the Memory of Light”

Wednesday of Hope – Which Does Not Depend on Hopes

Faith leads to beliefs, just as hope leads to hopes. Yet faith does not depend on beliefs, nor does hope depend on hopes. – David Steindl-Rast

Be the Ocean Waving

Every wave on the ocean is the whole ocean waving. So, the ocean of being waves every one of us, and we are its waves. – Alan Watts

Wednesday of Hope – Anything Is Possible

Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. ~Christopher Reeve

Wednesday of Hope – Hope is not a Fairytale

  Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed. ― G.K. Chesterton

The 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 feet, and learn… Continue Reading “The Spiritual Journey”