Tag Archives: Joy

Be a Superb Meteor

I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet . . . I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.  I shall use my time.  ~ … Continue reading

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Best Friend

Finding the answer to the meaning of our lives is an age-old quest.  The Hero’s Journey by Joseph Campbell is just such an account.  Every day we come to this place of wonder. Oftentimes we think we have failed, or … Continue reading

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Gratitude

We must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy. ~ Brother David Steindl-Rast Making space for new, clearing away what no longer serves us is always a valuable action, however, in … Continue reading

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Simple Joy

We commit ourselves to many things in life, our families, work, education, love, and more. Sharing our universal truth allows for the emergence of our light as well as our darkness to be known to those we embrace. What happens … Continue reading

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Touching Grief with Love

Lately I notice a lot of my widow friends reaching out because they feel alone.  They are sad, wounded and hurting as they meet their new life without their significant other, a life they would never have chosen ~ if … Continue reading

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Kia Ora

Having been out of the country traveling for the last couple of weeks and as so often happens when one travels, you appreciate even more what you have in your life.  In addition to appreciating all the magnificent joy and … Continue reading

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To Risk Delight

The poet Jack Gilbert in his poem A Brief for the Defense says we must risk delight.  In nature, there is astonishing beauty that coexists with ravenous pain; it is the way of the universe.  Buddha has said that suffering … Continue reading

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