Beginning Again – When the Heart Fully Knows How to Pray

It seems today that we’re all being asked, in our own way, to begin again. We attain some height; we attain some level of monetary success; we attain love – only to see it ripped away over and over again.

Those who have not had this experience but watch on the television, as others do, wonder, “Will I be next? Will a catastrophe come my way? The future looks so uncertain.”

This uncertainty is really your gift, because it loosens the hold of the ego in the sense of having control in your world.

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The Nobility of our Scars

Our scars make us real. Our scars define and redefine the etchings of experience into our mind. We are not our scars and the scars that we carry from life are not who we are. They are badges and honorable medals.

Many of us try to hide the scars we carry – emotional, spiritual, as well as physical. Whether one’s scar is a learning disability, an addiction, a loss, or a physical demarcation, our scars bring up our deepest sense of shame. And, this shame twists our perception of the world, and we look askew at everything we see. Some people do have more scars than others and, if you are one of these lucky people, please listen. Continue reading

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Peace as an Act of Will

How long have we all waited for peace to come? – for peace to arise out of the midst of chaos. How long in our personal lives? How long in our families? How long in our world?

Peace is a process of devotion to the divine act of will. Peace is the highest form of compassion. It is the Presence fully embodied. Peace is an awareness known by few, but dreamed about by billions. Peace comes when you fully integrate the conflict that rests deep within you.

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