Nature’s Own Words

If you will stay close to nature, to its simplicity, to the small things hardly noticeable, those things can unexpectedly become great and immeasurable. – Rainer Maria Rilke As the Bob Dylan song says, The times they are a changing. We need to change also. There are so many ways we can remake our lives. …

The Soul is a Seed

The human soul is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths it has its pearls too – Vincent van Gogh The other day I watched a mated pair of eagles soaring above the sea and felt my spirit drawn out into the air to join …

Spiritual Fire

The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled. – Plutarch Each of us is born with a miraculous spark of curiosity. This mystical gift sparkles in our mind’s eye from our first moment in this wondrous world. This remarkable extrasensory fascination has propelled humanity towards the unknown for …

A New Renaissance

The Cosmos is all that is or was or ever will be. Our feeblest contemplations of the Cosmos stir us — there is a tingling in the spine, a catch in the voice, a faint sensation, as if a distant memory, of falling from a height. We know we are approaching the greatest of mysteries. …

Tranquil Soul

How many times have you noticed that it’s the little quiet moments in the midst of life that seem to give the rest extra-special meaning? – Fred Rogers Quiet is energizing. Mechanically the days move at the same pace, but moments slow down when passed quietly. The other morning I listened to the soft rustle …

World Full of Magic

The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. – William Butler Yeats The other morning my neighbor woke me up at 4:00 A.M. I was unable to go back to sleep. Before dawn I grumbled to myself through my morning coffee and breakfast. Setting out, I did not …

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 …