No matter what side of the isle you sit, you will find someone poking the fire with their three-pronged pitchfork of ignorance, jealousy and anger, in an effort to get you riled up against the other guy.
While it’s true that we can’t tell ourselves how to feel and instantly change from sad to happy, we do have the power to alter our perspective and open our hearts to seeing the world a little differently.
I have found that magic truly happens in a marriage when both partners are striving for the other’s happiness and giving generously from the heart.
“Her ears were flopping in the breeze and her eyes were wide and bright. She was happy and her happiness reminded me to be happy as well, and helped me change my mood.”
In Tibet families would allow only their “best” child to go to the monastery and admonish them with, if don’t behave you will not be allowed to go.
The damp sea air is fresh and cool on my skin. It tastes of salt and creates tiny droplets of dew that glitter in my hair.
To find and understand what is true we have to eliminate all assumptions and test it as we would gold.
Gentle footsteps now silent
What forest do you wander?
Our beloved woodland sprite
Softly from the silence came an inner voice with a simple question, “What’s next?”
Her room was filled with the things from childhood. The little girly things a teenager holds onto as she transitions into becoming a young woman.
There are so many in the world, like yourself, that would enjoy a little laughter or perhaps find some comfort and insight.
Anger is like a hot coal that you throw at the object of your anger. You may or may not hit the object, but you will always get burned.
You simply cannot fully experience the Yamuna River flowing lazily past the Taj Mahal at sunset unless you are standing upon the white marble yourself.
Perhaps the Tuatha de Danann with their god-like powers once roamed these hills and maybe still do.
As his armies feasted on the horror that is war, conquering all that would stand in his way, he began to hear a faint and distant cry within...