Sometimes we must be hurt in order to grow. Sometimes we must fail in order to know. Sometimes we must lose in order to gain. Because some lessons in life are best learned through pain. A wise friend on a spirit quest of her own posted this meme on her […]
Posts Tagged With ‘attachment’
Accept what is Let go of what was And have faith in what will be. So true, and so easy to say. I’m guessing, because I’m unenlightened, but those actions may finally become easy once I have achieved enlightenment. From all I’ve read, they are integral practices for achieving it. […]
The last time I really, really had a hard time letting go, I took a road trip through the American West. Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Colorado, Utah, Arizona … Every time I’d see a white Toyota Highlander on the highway (you can’t imagine how many there are, especially in rural […]
Love comes calling To visit a while Warmth and caring Intimacy and laughter Passion and expansion A change External … internal No matter A rage Or wrenching goodbye Or silent slipping away The loving is gone Yet love lingers on Because I love the being […]
The time to let go comes Whenever need Obscures love Just be sure To let go need And not love
To make peace extend compassion. To find compassion detach from suffering. One person at a time. So the whole world follows.
yep. I love this guy. Well, I try to love everybody. But I love the way Thich Nhat Hanh thinks and speaks and acts, and that makes loving easier. Most of what you perceive other people are doing to you isn’t about you. It’s about them. Their pain. Their suffering. […]
A Facebook friend posted this image today and it jarred loose some thoughts. False self… It’s very popular to denigrate the ego, and we are often taught that only by annihilating it can we achieve enlightenment. But I think my spirit-guide would have me thank my ego. Without it, I […]
Truth is a bit of a scary concept to me, and an even more disturbing quantity when wielded by the minds of any but the truly enlightened. Whenever I find myself speaking capitol “T” truths, it’s time to get off at the next exit, or at least find a rest […]
We seek a love which will make us whole; Such a burden we place upon those we love. So I work to become whole in myself, Hoping the lightness in my being Leaves no burden for others to carry.