Bowing is a part of every culture. It’s a sign of respect and humility. Bowing can be supplication or an honoring. When we bow we feel a presence, we sense another dimension to life. Bowing is a very serious practice.
It’s Spring now. Every Spring the Earth is renewed. There’s compassion in that. Staying perpetually in winter wouldn’t be healthy and balanced. Compassion is part of this process, even though we don’t normally think of it in this way. It’s
Happy New Year! Do you ever blend your spiritual knowledge and practices with fitness routines? Or take those same teachings and apply them in a new, practical way? The story Thich Nhat Hanh tells below is one reason I collect
There are pivotal times. This is one of them. We’re all here together, no matter where we might be in the spectrum. Hurricane Harvey didn’t happen only in Texas. Fukushima wasn’t isolated. Now chemicals are burning in Houston. North Korea’s
Today we have a couple of beautiful illustrations of Reiki and animals, how responsive animals are to Reiki and how much it helps them. As I always say in my Reiki classes, animals are very open to Reiki. They feel
The planet we call home is definitely being put through its paces. What’s on the news these days? Floods Earthquakes Evidence everyday of climate change New viruses Mass shootings Refugees, especially children Ongoing wars Terrorism Nationalism Racism / Hatred Misogyny
A bodhisattva is someone who has compassion within himself or herself and who is able to make another person smile or help someone suffer less. Every one of us is capable of this. — Thich Nhat Hanh This is the