Tag Archives: Courage

Jumping Off Cliffs

“We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.” – Kurt Vonnegut Creativity isn’t just for artists! We each create our lives.  A good friend recently gave me a sign that says:  “Life … Continue reading

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Explorers

“Like all explorers, we are drawn to discover what’s out there without knowing yet if we have the courage to face it.” – Pema Chodron Isn’t it amazing how much just plain courage it takes to live in our society? … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Path

Some of us have chosen to follow a spiritual path rather than a religious one. I read an article recently concerning what is meant by “spiritual.” The article touched on many aspects of that way of life. The one that … Continue reading

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Wearing Gloves

“We waste so much energy trying to cover up who we are, when beneath every attitude is the want to be loved, and beneath every anger is a wound to be healed and beneath every sadness is the fear that … Continue reading

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Beginner’s Mind

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in the expert’s mind there are few.” – Suzuki When we are in a state of not knowing what to do or what will happen, it can be scary. Easy to get … Continue reading

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Staring at the Water

“You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” – Tagore What sea do you want to cross? A new relationship – more love in your life – a more rewarding job – a healthier financial … Continue reading

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Love Is Power

Stop for a minute.  In your imagination – how do you feel when you are in a loving place inside?  Warm, safe, happy, joyful, filled with energy?  Often we magically have a great desire to share our love with others … Continue reading

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Moving Closer to the Truth

“Fear is a natural reaction to moving closer to the truth.” – Pema Chodron “Embarking on the spiritual journey is like getting into a very small boat and setting out on the ocean to search for unknown lands. . . … Continue reading

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Falling or Flying?

Did you ever watch baby birds in the nest? At first they are all snuggled in together – they look really comfortable. Parents are feeding them. A safe little world. At some point they become curious and want to explore. … Continue reading

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Life or Death – What Do You Choose?

Sounds ridiculous – right?  That we would choose death.  I’m not talking about someone consciously contemplating suicide.  Nor am I speaking of someone who is in great pain, emotional or physical, in the final hours of life.  I’m thinking of … Continue reading

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