“According to Vedanta, there are only two symptoms of enlightenment, just two indications that a transformation is taking place within you toward a higher consciousness. The first symptom is that you stop worrying. Things don’t bother you anymore. You become light-hearted and full of joy. The second symptom is that you encounter more and more […]
Energies of June 2019
“An awake heart is like a sky that pours light.” ~ Hafiz Hello, Lovelies! At the beginning of every month, I discuss the energies and gifts of the month ahead and how we can best use them to make our lives satisfying, meaningful and productive. I also choose a card to support the energies of the month. […]
Are you feeling called to explore your Spiritual and Intuitive side?
“Spirituality is not adopting more beliefs and assumptions but uncovering the best in you.” ~ Amit Ray “Your soul knows the geography of your destiny. Your soul alone has the map of your future, therefore you can trust this indirect, oblique side of yourself. If you do, it will take you where you need to go, […]
The Energies of November – 2017
“…the whole ‘know thyself’ thing isn’t a journey to a fixed destination. Learning about myself changes me, forcing me to learn more. ‘Know thyself’ isn’t a goal; it’s a road.” ~ Garon Whited Hello, Lovelies Here we are at November. Energetically it’s a month for knowing ourselves deeply, for healing old hurts and for prioritising […]
We’re On Retreat!
“God is all that exists. Every stone, flower, tree, animal and human being are on a spiritual journey to recognize their true self, their divine essence.” ~ Swami Dhyan Giten Today we move into our week-long meditation retreat. It’s a time to go within. A time of discovery, connection and revelation. A gift to ourselves […]
Love and Devotion Look Like This
“Rather than remain a sealed jar, she sought only to pour herself out to others. Everything she did mirrored her faith. It was as though every waking hour of the day she was devoted to pleasing her God by serving others. This God that she worshiped consumed her. It didn’t ask for a brief visit […]
Storm Clouds and Other Magical Things
“When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.” ~ Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore As I finished my meditation this morning, sitting on the veranda overlooking the ocean, a lightning storm began. There was no thunder. The whole thing […]
Up Early With Ganesha
“Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.” ~ Meister Eckhart This morning, as ever, I was up early. I took my mala beads, my singing bowl, and my prayer shawl and snuck out onto the veranda to meditate and greet the dawn. Today I sat with Ganesha. Buddha, by his side. A possum […]
Are You Giving Yourself Space To Heal?
“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” ~John Lubbock, The Use Of Life I’m on a fairly savage regime of drugs and […]