fear


Moving beyond fear!

What the soul sees and has experienced, that it knows; the rest is appearance, prejudice and opinion.” ― Sri Aurobindo “What do you think about that?”someone said to me, referencing something they had heard. “I have no opinion, because I have no first hand knowledge of what happened,” says I. Why do people expect you to jump into a conversation you have no first hand experience about? I have found over the years, at least […]


Judge not!

The secret of harmonious living lies in the ability to withdraw all our estimates and judgments of situations and people. – Joel Goldsmith, The Thunder of Silence One of the interesting things about our mind is that everything we see, hear, or feel during our lifetime we have an opinion about. While some are observations, most of the time we make an immediate judgment about that thing or idea, rather than an observation.. More often […]


Oh Woe Is Me?

“We will never get anywhere unless we can accept the fact that politics is an inextricable tangle of good and evil motives in which, perhaps, the evil predominate but where one must continue to hope doggedly in what little good can still be found”. Thomas Merton, New Seeds of Contemplation, Pg. 116   Life is full of perceived good and evil. Every day we make choices in how we live our lives. We can get […]


Loving that which is within you.

“Though you may travel the world to find the beautiful, you must have it within you or you will find it not.”– Ralph Waldo Emerson The idea of finding the beauty within you is based on “Loving what is” as it is right now. Can you love the seemingly imperfect you as you are, a little fat, maybe falling short in the hair department, and whatever else shows up as your imperfections? It doesn’t mean […]


Who are we?

“I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” When I was a kid, we used to say this every morning in school, and, for those New Englanders who grew up in the fifties and went home for lunch every day from elementary school and were lucky enough to watch Big Brother Bob Emery at […]


On Being Happy

“Happiness is a contagion which could lead to viral happiness and smiles and actually create peace all around you.” ~jts Everything in our life is a choice and how we choose determines how we see our life. Are you happy? Or, do you wake in the morning and wonder “What’s going to go wrong today?” Do you fear that things that haven’t happened yet will? Do you feel that something bad is going to happen […]