Tag Archives: Heart

The Opening of the Heart

Dear Ones, On the spiritual path, one of the most valuable benefits is the Opening of the Heart. Such a manifestation opens up the floodgates of love, compassion and gratitude, eventually transforming a person’s life and revealing her or his … Continue reading

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Purifying our hearts and minds

Dear Ones, This week’s invitation might be a little circumvoluted. I wanted to talk about fears and negative thoughts (yesterday) and ended up today aiming for the presence of Divine Consciousness—which is within all of us, in infinite measure. As … Continue reading

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Shining My Light Bright and Clear

I recently returned from a 2.5 week-trip to Southern France; a trip that seems to resemble a yearly pilgrimage—both within and without—to a sacred region of France that bore for a long time (and still does, obviously) so many mystical … Continue reading

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The Leaf and the Cloud—Mary Oliver

When loneliness comes stalking, go into the fields, consider the orderliness of the world. Notice something you have never noticed before, like the tambourine sound of the snow-cricket whose pale green body is no longer than your thumb. Stare hard … Continue reading

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God Speaks to Each of US

As I am about to embark on a brand new fifty-two-year cycle, per the Thirteen Moon calendar, I would like to share a lovely poem from Rainer Maria Rilke, entitled God Speaks to Each of Us.   God speaks to … Continue reading

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