FOUR PILLARS OF HUMAN LIFE

In his book,In the Realm of the Hungry Ghosts, Gabor Mate, M. D., says that “Human life, I believe, is balanced on four pillars: physical health, emotional integration, intellectual awareness, and spiritual  practice. There are no prescriptions for the latter. ‘Be a lamp unto yourselves,’ said the Buddha.” For...

WHAT POWER DO THOUGHTS AND WORDS HAVE UPON OUR LIVES?

This is how that question was answered by a Master of the Far East while holding a pebble in her hand: “Let me drop this pebble into this bowl of water. You see that the vibrations caused by the pebble’s coming in contact with the water radiate from that...

WHAT IS YOUTH?

“REMEMBER THAT YOUTH IS GOD’S SEED OF LOVE PLANTED IN THE HUMAN FORM DIVINE. INDEED, YOUTH IS THE DIVINITY WITHIN MAN; YOUTH IS THE LIFE SPIRITUAL–THE LIFE BEAUIFUL.” Life and Teaching of the Masters of the Far East by Baird T. Spalding

SELF-COMPASSION MEDITATION

The next time you go through a difficult experience and you judge yourself, this meditation can remind you to be self-compassionate. A three-step contemplation to give yourself the compassion you need and deserve. Put both hands on your heart, or simply hold them together as in prayer. Breathe deeply...