Eternity in an Hour

To see a world in a grain of sand / And a heaven in a wild flower/ Hold infinity in the palm of your hand / And eternity in an hour. – William Blake We live within multiple worlds ever day. Our dreams, hopes, ambitions all influence our inner worlds to some extent. But there …

Match Your Nature to Nature

The goal of life is to match your heartbeat to the beat of the universe, to match your nature to Nature. Joseph Campbell People in our modern technological society can lose track of their ancient nature. The day-to-day onrushing tasks can seem endless and inescapable. Tasks must be accomplished, and goals met. We have to …

Manifesting Wisdom

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. – Emerson Not a day passes when I do not witness something miraculous. Since I was a small boy I have marveled at this world of ours. My earliest memory was retrieved through meditation. I was only a few months old lying …

Learn from Life

He who neglects to drink from the spring of experience is likely to die in the desert of ignorance. — Li Bai Experience is our first and last teacher. We experience the world in contrasts of warmth/cold, light/dark. Broad sensations wordlessly implant in our freshly blossoming minds. Like the sunrise melting away the frost, our …

Power of Positive Thinking

Many oddities wash up on the beach. From the vastness of the ocean a variety of flotsam and jetsam gets deposited on the sand and then they wash away or get incorporated into the beach itself. Negative events or emotions are like this. When stray shadows fall upon our hearts, we have to learn to …