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Your Children are not Your Children

by Kahlil Gibran Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you yet they belong not to you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts, For they have their own thoughts. You may house their bodies but not their souls, … Continue reading Your Children are not Your Children

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Pink Lotus

The most important lotus, the true lotus of Buddha, is depicted as pink in color. Stemming from this title, the pink lotus represents the history and essence of Buddha. My pond offers moments of pure delight..perfect for meditation, relaxation and presence. Origins of the Lotus Symbolism Lotus flowers were symbolically depicted as early as Ancient Egypt, where white and blue lotuses are more common. In Egypt, the … Continue reading Pink Lotus

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Travel as a Spiritual Purpose

As a Spirit inhabiting the body, One already is traveling, therefore Travel IS a Spiritual Purpose. Everything One does is a Spiritual Purpose. This is the premise. How, Why, Where, When One Travels can explain the finer details of One’s purpose generally in One’s life. Examine your travel life for deeper understanding of your needs, desires and fears What type of travel do you do? … Continue reading Travel as a Spiritual Purpose

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Co-Create with Nature

Mindful Gardening is so in right now..anything mindful is in right now..finally.. However can we just be mindful about mindfulness please..too much is just too much already.. Being in the present moment whilst gardening in a no brainer..do we need to give it a name? A procedure? Mindful gardening..booooring. If you’re thinking about mindfulness whilst gardening you’re not mindful. Worse, you’re not gardening. My mind … Continue reading Co-Create with Nature

The listener Archetype

How much time do you spend talking and listening during a social interaction with certain individuals? Let’s apply the Pareto Rule to this phenomenon. 80/20. 80 percent of the time listening and 20 percent talking or inversed? The Listener Archetype is alive at 80 percent listening. Active listening 80/20 is empathic listening, caring, giving feedback. Passive Listening 80/20 is disconnected. Dumping is 80 percent talking … Continue reading The listener Archetype

Feather Symbolism

This week has been a “feather” week. Went hiking way up in the Pyrénées to a waterfall and found a white feather on a rock near the water. oooh i love finding feathers in unusual places. On the way down the mountain a black feather flew across my path. hum two feathers same day..mmmm ok… Next day I go shopping for kitchen mats (as you … Continue reading Feather Symbolism

Perfection as Delusion

Perfectionism, or seeking Perfection as the goal, means the mind has created and idea of what that looks like. The image of the “perfect” result then guides the inspiration, the effort and the commitment to achieve . Then something happens and the goal gets pushed out further and further as Perfection is never reached. The ego freaks out in crisis. One ego fights on and … Continue reading Perfection as Delusion

Yoga for Anxiety?

That’s a YES! Yoga for Grounding and Calming Certain Yoga Asanas (Poses) are beneficial in the management of Anxiety which manifests itself as an imbalance in mental and physical states of health. “Too much in the head”, thinking too much, ruminating on worrying thoughts, regrets, memories or just restlessness, boredom, and lack of stimulation triggers a physical stress response and feeds back into the mental … Continue reading Yoga for Anxiety?