“As we open to what is actually happening in any given moment … we can find ourselves rewoven into the pattern of wholeness, into the immensity of life.” – Sharon Salzberg, from Faith
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, magic, and power in it. Begin it now. Goethe
“Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.” Helen Keller
Almost 2,400 years ago Aristotle identified effective values in living a good life, strength of character that include honestly, kindness, self-control, and courage. The “good life,” according to Aristotle, is defined by acting in accordance with these values – which he called virtue- over and above the influence of fleeting feelings and desires. All decisions […]
My mother died of lung cancer, a long and painful journey. It took me several years to find my way out of the sadness. One thing that helped me was to read books about the dying process. I was touched that there are so many loving wonderful people working with people who are dying and […]
“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” Aristotle Onassis
Some days – even when the door is closed – we can still enjoy what’s right in front of us.
A Spider’s Web in the Fog
As the light shines on the worn boards I wonder who built this house, who lived in it, what were their hopes? Their loves?