The Tethered Mind

“Take a walk outside – it will serve you far more than pacing around in your mind.” ― Rasheed Ogunlaru In a place where thought meets action, we come to a point existing in rhythm with life. This point is gentle, fragile and capable of altering our lives for eternity. It is on this precipice […]

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Love at First Mention

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” ― Dr. Seuss For me, the summer is always busy. Many things happen. My daughter comes and visits for a long while. Days are spent with laughter and nights are spent relaxing. I used to think that […]

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Simple Patterns

“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ― Amit Ray, Om Chanting and Meditation A pattern exists deep within this life. It pervades all interior spheres of heart and mind, existing as the basic dynamic, the purest gestalt. This pattern can be found in all […]

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The Good Fight

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt In life we often think about our goals, our dreams and our ambitions. We focus on these often at times, sometimes not so often, other times not at all. Sometimes we lose sight of them in our busyness, being […]

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Start

“And suddenly you know: It’s time to start something new, and trust the magic of new beginnings.” ~ Meister Eckhart The picture here is one of my most vivid memories. It is ingrained in my mind, branded upon my heart and lives as a signpost of change; a threshold to be crossed mindfully, one that […]

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Equinoxes, Eclipses and the Madness of March

“A lot of you cared, just not enough.” ~ Jay Asher I’ll keep this short… Something is in the air. Something that comes riding the dry wind. It is a mist of petrichor that lives among the dust, following the wind, though this wind swarms the Earth; dark at times, though it holds light. This […]

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Remember the Carnival

“You can only lose what you cling to.” ~ Buddha In Latin, the word “Carnival” means “Farewell to the Flesh.” It is within this form of thought that we find the earliest pre-fast celebration. It is on this day, Fat Tuesday, that we celebrate, remember and look forward to a time of fasting, a time […]

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