The Sense of the Beautiful

A person should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of their life, in order that worldly cares do not obliterate the sense of the beautiful that God has implanted in the human soul. Goethe Time spent contemplating the universe often reveals the underlying beauty of existence. …

The Repose of Nature

There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature. Henry David Thoreau Setting forth into nature, anxieties slowly melt away. As my footsteps spread out across the sand, elements of the natural world begin to replace the artificial reality which sustains me. Wild rhythms liberate …

Enlightenment

Enlightenment means taking full responsibility for your life. – William Blake Life springs forth from the energy we create. Taking responsibility for your life grants you control over your present and future. Accept the thoughts you have and shine your glorious light into the shadows. In time you will increase your power to stand strong …

In Every Grain of Sand

“In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of the earth.” Rachel Carson The beach allows one to calmly empty their thoughts and fill their hearts. Standing beside the vastness is both humbling and inspiring. On the beach, we can sense our humanity’s birthright. Civilization spread …

Summon the Glory

We live with glory when we connect heaven and earth. A divine force thrums and hums behind all things. Stand silent and stretch out your mind. Your body will become attuned to the omnipotent vibration coursing through all matter. Do not despair. You are never totally alone. You are caressed by boundless ever-present love. Reluctance …

It’s Never Too Late

“It’s never too late to be what you might have been.” George Eliot That quote kept running through my mind this morning as I wandered the beach. How many potentially positive things have I not done for whatever reason? We all limit ourselves mostly to our so-called comfort zone. Moving beyond those self-limiting boundaries takes …

The Wonder of it All

The glory of our world is beyond words. One just has to open their heart to the infinite possibilities. The beach views this morning were magical. The sea foam was undulating in the strong winds. Marveling at it, I remembered reading that sea foam is the skeletal remains of microscopic ocean flora and fauna. Periodically …