Spirituality


Winter solstice brings the shortest day and longest night of the year when the sun is at its lowest arc in the sky. The word solstice is derived from the Latin word solstitium, sol meaning sun and stitium meaning stoppage. An ancient definition of solstice is “standing still sun.” Because […]

Winter Solstice 2017


In this ultramodern world we can lose ourselves in a number of ways with busy lives, stressful jobs, financial burdens and mindless entertainment as an escape At times we feel like life is a crazy, tedious grind and there’s just got to be something more. What do you think it […]

Food for the Soul




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The earth has been there for a long time. She is mother to all of us. She knows everything. The Buddha asked the earth to be his witness by touching her with his hand when he had some doubt and fear before his awakening. The earth appeared to him as […]

Mother Earth


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      paradise (n) = from the Greek paradeisos “park, paradise, Garden of Eden” = from an Iranian source meaning “enclosure, park” = compound of pairi- “around” + “diz “ to make, form (a wall)”     There She Is –by Linda Gregg When I go into the garden, […]

Paradise


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Sitting quietly, doing nothing, Spring comes and the grass grows by itself. -Tao de Ching   You may ask where do the flowers come from in Spring but even the God of Spring does not know. -Zen saying   In Zen, we don’t find the answers. We lose the questions. […]

Spring



SEIMEI HEALING:  Mani Power Bracelet Workshop SEIMEI (Japanese for “vital life force”) is a non-touch energy healing technique from Japan, effective in reducing pain and discomfort, lessening swelling, decreasing stress and increasing energy. Toshihisa Hiraki, the originator of Seimei, spent 30 years developing these most amazing techniques, so that everyone can learn to […]

WISDOM WEDNESDAY – with Nicola Bertolo. Introduction by Sheryl ...


As Spring approaches, what is thawing for you? One of our Board Members, Emily Carlson, asked that question. And her own answer is so good I’m stealing it for myself: What is thawing is whatever keeps me from knowing that heaven and earth are one. If the (false) separation of […]

What Is Thawing for You?