Seeing Self through the Lens of Fear

And what might happen if we tried something new I have one of those friends I've never met.  His name is Harry.  I love Harry because he can see me, because he shares his wisdom w/ a dash of humor that is sometimes peppery.  He makes me laugh *just* when I need it. His response … Continue reading Seeing Self through the Lens of Fear

Rumi’s The Self We Share

The Self We Share    Thirst is angry with water. Hunger bitter with bread. The cave wants nothing to do with the sun. This is dumb, the self- defeating way we've been. A gold mine is calling us into its temple. Instead, we bend and keep picking up rocks from the ground. Every thing has a shine … Continue reading Rumi’s The Self We Share

“If you want peace of mind, I suggest you resign as manager of the Universe.”

That line comes from Dan Millman's Sacred Journey of the Peaceful Warrior.  Here, Mama Chia is reminding Dan that really, seriously, we don't need to do anything. Period. It annoys us humans--particularly those w/ amazing gifts, to think that we don't need to, or in fact, should not DO something.  I bring this up because … Continue reading “If you want peace of mind, I suggest you resign as manager of the Universe.”