A Single Candle

Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness. – Anne Frank Many times events in our lives become tangled up and our days devolve into chaos. It seems there is no end to the trials and tribulations. That is why holidays and taking time away from the hustle and bustle …

Looking Outward Together

Life has taught us that love does not consist of gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery Seeking solitude enhances devotion. Emptying the mind brings clarity and calms the heart. Sometimes my wife joins me on the beach. She jogs, sometimes running backwards because Chinese …

Patterns of the Divine

Life imprints upon our hearts the sacred and the profane. Far too often our true nature contorts to fit social situations in order to feel accepted. But by altering our self for others we compromise our sacred connection to the divine. There is no need to nurture a false self to experience happiness. You are …

Soothing over the Rough Spots

Our lives are not plotted out ahead. Events do not unfold exactly as we hope they would. The rough spots of our days chafe against our plans and inflame a sense of personal indignation. Day after day these indignities large and small build up around our hopes and dreams. This buildup limits our perspective on …

Embrace Your Life

Love is the most powerful energy in the universe. Love’s positive flow fills our souls with light. It is said love shines brightest after a storm. After enduring the darkest days, the heart-mind blazes under reflections of joy. To escape from the trap of darker thoughts liberate your mind through meditation and reflection. Break out …