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Nothing ever goes away
until it has taught us
what we need to know.

~Pema Chödrön

Experience the beauties of nature,
and in doing so, learn about yourself.

~Japanese Proverb

Categories: Nature and spirituality. Tags: Japanese proverb. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.

I’ll Meet You There

Today’s post is by Tilden Edwards Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase each other doesn’t make any sense.  ~Rumi, in “Open Secret: Versions of Rumi” […]

Pilgrimage: The Way of the Heart

Article by Carole Crumley (in January 2017 eNews) This past month, it seems that everything in my life has been in motion. Trips to stores, shops, the post office have multiplied exponentially. Precious visits to family and friends have kept us on the road. Christmas scripture readings have magnified this sense of movement. A young […]

There must be always remaining in every life,
some place for the singing of angels,
some place for that which in itself
is breathless and beautiful.

~Howard Thurman

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Another name for God is surprise.

~Brother David Steindl-Rast

I live in widening circles
That reach out across the world.

~Rainer Maria Rilke

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Categories: Community, Nature and spirituality, and Non-duality. Tags: rilke. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.

Mystery Taking Shape: Creativity and Contemplative Leadership

by Ann Dean The most visible creators I know are those whose medium is life itself… Their medium is being.  ~Frederick Franck Contemplation is often defined as simple open presence, continually renewed immediacy, and direct awareness of what is. These are good phrases that describe our intent. Yet when we take the adjective “contemplative” and put […]

The stillness and the peace of now
enfold you in perfect gentleness.

~A Course in Miracles

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Categories: Nature and spirituality, Prayer, and Spiritual Deepening. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.

Deep Interconnection in this Election Season

by Patience Robbins, excerpted from a Wednesday Election Guided Prayer Session (in November eNews) “Teach your children what we have taught our children, that the Earth is our mother, this we know. The Earth does not belong to us. We belong to the Earth. This we know. All things are connected, like the blood which unites […]