Jan. 29, 2022 Pioneer of mindfulness based stress reduction, John Kabbat-Zin suggests that when we slowly ride the wave of the impulses from our own life, we awaken to full catastrophe living. For me, full catastrophe living does not mean that our life is a disaster. Life takes us for a ride. We could also say, our interpretations of the stuff of our everyday life takes us for a ride. The role of faith acts as a catalyst for us to have the courage to expand our container and
Bhakti in Sanskrit means devotion. Bhakti is not just a word; it is a path. It means to love, to adore, to worship, to respect, to honor, and to let yourself go in the presence of something greater than yourself. What do you believe in? What are the principles that you stand on? When we allow ourselves to commit and follow a cause, an energy, or a presence beyond what we can conceive in our minds, we have begun the first step on the path of Bhakti.
Jesus, the Great Way-Show
Sunday, January 2nd 2022 Every moment of our lives we are being asked a question. How can we participate in the unfolding of this moment? Sometimes our attention is so occupied that we are not aware of what is happening around us or within us. This could be because attention is a currency that we can choose to spend or save. I’d like to think it’s because we are busy. Whether we are busy doing things that are important or not is a subjective experience. Spiritual practices fr