Tag: grass

Where Do I Begin? Where Do I End?

Finding where exactly the outside world ends and I begin—is not so easy. – Nora Bateson

Wednesday of Hope – Building Hope

Song of the Builders On a summer morning I sat down on a hillside to think about God – a worthy pastime. Near me, I saw a single cricket; it was moving the grains of the hillside this way and that way. How great… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Building Hope”

I Await

“Expectans Expectavi”, by Anne Ridler The candid freezing season again: Candle and cracker, needles of fir and frost; Carols that through the night air pass, piercing The glassy husk of heart and heaven; Children’s faces white in the pane, bright in the tree-light. And… Continue Reading “I Await”

The Magic of the Words “Thank You”

The day I acquired the habit of consciously pronouncing the words “thank you”, I felt I had gained possession of a magic wand capable of transforming everything. – Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov

Walk Gently upon the Earth

When I walk through thy woods, may my right foot and my left foot be harmless to the little creatures that move in its grasses: as it is said by the mouth of thy prophet: They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my… Continue Reading “Walk Gently upon the Earth”

What Is Gandhi Jayanti?

Today, October 2, is Gandhi Jayanti – the birthdate of Mahatma Gandhi and is a national holiday in India where he is revered at the “Father of the Nation.” The world reveres him as one who taught and practiced non-violence. You must not lose… Continue Reading “What Is Gandhi Jayanti?”

What Can I Let Happen in my Life?

Sitting quietly, doing nothing, Spring comes and the grass grows by itself. -Zenrin, from The Gospel According to Zen

Nature’s Equilibrium

Nature is evenly balanced. We cannot disturb her equilibrium, for we know that the law of Cause and Effect is the unerring and inexorable law of nature; but we do fail to find our own equilibrium as nations and as individuals, because we have… Continue Reading “Nature’s Equilibrium”

Finding Beauty

Beauty is before me. Beauty is behind me. Beauty is below me. Beauty is above me. I walk in beauty. – Navajo Prayer

Is Your Soul Alive?

Is your soul alive? How can you tell? If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things in nature have a message you… Continue Reading “Is Your Soul Alive?”