These wisdom teachings have informed my life for many years. The Bhagavad Gita, a small volume of just 18 short chapters, captures for me the essential truths of life-in-a-body on this crazy planet (and as always, Sri Easwaran's wisdom elucidat... Read more
God created the Heavens and the Earth and populated the Earth with broccoli, cauliflower and spinach, green and yellow and red vegetables of all kinds, so Man and Woman would live long and healthy lives.
Then using God's great gifts, Satan ... Read more
Sometimes I just can't resist, when it's so full and juicy and...THE RIGHT STUFF, nutrition and exercise or not! --
Love all that has been created by God, both the whole and every grain of sand. Love every leaf and every ray of light. Love... Read more
Grief will come to you.
Grip and cling all you want,
It makes no difference.
Catastrophe? It's just waiting to happen.
Loss? You can be certain of it.
Flow and swirl of the world.
Carried along as if by a dark current.
... Read more
I found this essay fascinating, but it takes some time to ingest and you may not have the inclination. I offer it for the brave-of-heart and as a means of keeping it handy for re-reading from time-to-time. "How often have you felt like an alie... Read more
OMG -- two blog entries in the same day when I often go weeks between posting them? To what do we owe this phenomenon. Well, it's in the pop culture genre.
Now, mind you, I have NO television reception and have never seen the American I... Read more
Variation On A Theme By Rilke
(The Book of Hours, Book I, Poem 1, Stanza 1)
A certain day became a presence to me;
there it was, confronting me -- a sky, air, light:
a being. And before it started to descend
from the height of noo... Read more
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We need to pay attention to not just the quantity of food we eat, but the QUALITY of that food as well. One of the ways ... Read more
I was successful in my food and exercise efforts this week, little by little chipping away at the poor eating habits that have been established over years of living on Easy Street.
Strength of will and perseverance are definitely my weapons... Read more
Awaken to the mystery of being here
and enter the quiet immensity of your own presence.
Have joy and peace in the temple of your senses.
Receive encouragement when new frontiers beckon.
Respond to the call ... Read more
A person is full of sorrow
The way a burlap sack is full of stones or sand.
We say, “Hand me the sack,”
But we get the weight.
Heavier if left out in the rain.
To think that the stones or sand are the self is an error... Read more
IF TO SAY IT ONCE
If to say it once
And once only, then still
To say: Yes.
And say it complete,
Say it as if the word
Filled the whole moment
With its absolute saying.
Later for "but,"
Later for "if."
Onl... Read more
The seasons revolve and the years change
With no assistance or supervision.
The moon, without taking thought,
Moves in its cycle, full, crescent, and full.
The white moon enters the heart of the river;
The air ... Read more
I know my blogs are often unrelated to wellness issues in the most literal sense. But because of my belief that we are a body-mind-spirit entity and that all parts affect all others, I firmly believe that my sadness about what I see around me i... Read more