Tag Archive | "Love"

Love, the Best Medicine in Hard Times

June 22, 2016 No comments yet

Tweet Instantly the ground we think we stand on can be pulled out from under our feet. One day Rose made plans to travel to Maharaji’s ashram in Kainchi and the next day the person she most loves and relies on is diagnosed with a deadly brain tumor. That day her world turned upside down. [...]

Radha and Krishna

May 2, 2016 No comments yet

Tweet Mystical traditions use the imagery of external relationship to explain the experience of inner oneness. In India, Radha is the eternal beloved of Krishna. Krishna is the divine lover in every soul, the Source of all love. With every fiber of her being Radha yearns for union with Krishna, but at first he is [...]

Love is the Light of Enlightenment

January 25, 2016 No comments yet

Tweet Love is mysterious. No one can say they know what it is, and yet there is no one who does not know it when it comes. It is impossible to understand pure love, the love of God, our deepest love. This is because, no matter how we are experiencing love, the experience transcends the mind [...]

A New Years Resolution: To Generate the Greatest Happiness

December 29, 2015 No comments yet

Tweet Life is vast and profound. All power resides in life. It goes on by itself, it lives us, we are like passengers on a ship. Life inevitably takes us where we need to go due to karmic forces we have set in motion, and we have no control over that. We have choice only [...]

The Light in You and Everyone

December 21, 2015 No comments yet

Tweet How fast times change! It was sometime in the mid-1960’s, “in Louisville, at the corner of Fourth and Walnut, in the center of the shopping district,” that the Trappist monk Thomas Merton had a vision which was as revolutionary to him as it was to the Christian faith of his time. “I was suddenly [...]

Terror and Love

November 20, 2015 No comments yet

Tweet Love is neither a weak emotion, nor an escape! It can be as soft as a feather and as sharp as a sword. If anything has ever changed and elevated the world, it is love. All other impulses end up spinning in circles. What would love do for a soul, who is as confused [...]

Love is a Necessity

December 24, 2014 No comments yet

Tweet Christmas is the celebration of the birth of love in all of us. If what happened 2000 years ago has any meaning for us, it has to be this: Love can be born in us now and every moment of every day. When we look with a clear mind at the way we are [...]

Giving and Receiving from the Heart

December 17, 2014 No comments yet

Tweet Remember the joy you feel when you made someone happy. What a privilege it is! What wonderful instant gratification for the giver—and it is one that doesn’t turn sour later on. To the contrary, the more often you do it, the more you will benefit, the happier you will become. When you ‘make someone [...]

That Love Issue again…

August 16, 2014 No comments yet

Tweet Here is an excerpt from Byron Katie’s book “A Thousand Names for Joy.” Enjoy: There’s nothing you can do with love. All you can do is experience it. That’s as intimate as you can ever be with another human being. You can hug him, you can kiss him, you can pack him up, take [...]

THAT Which Can Truly Fulfill You

October 16, 2013 1 comment

Tweet You are made to fall in love, because in your innermost core that’s what you are: pure, unconditional love. We are all made to fall in love and we do. We fall in love with humans and with divine beings – and while the essence of love is the same, the outcome is usually [...]

Second Birth

February 12, 2013 2 comments

Tweet How do you describe it when your life becomes a sacred event? How can you speak of this second birth in the spirit that ends the hopelessness of searching and marks the beginning of finding? How do you put into words the deepest feelings and expressions of the heart? What you are about to [...]

How to get from Aspiration to Results

January 31, 2013 1 comment

Tweet You aspire to gain enlightenment, or perhaps unconditional love, wisdom, peace, or spiritual liberation. Your mind is pointed in the right direction, but how do you get to realize your aspiration? There are several steps, and each one has its promises and its traps. Aspirations -> Choices -> Actions -> Results You chose well, [...]

The Gift is the Giving

October 24, 2012 5 comments

Tweet Remember the joy you felt when you made someone happy. What a privilege it is! What wonderful instant gratification for the giver—and it is one that doesn’t turn sour later on. No credit card bill comes due on this experience. To the contrary, the more often you do it, the more you will benefit, [...]

The Inability to Love

September 11, 2012 2 comments

Tweet Q&A > Question: ”I am completely out of touch with my feelings, specially Love. I have been doing much spiritual practices for the last 3 years and the one thing I can’t grow is Love. My heart is practically dead. I fear that if I love, nobody will love me… like what happened to me before… I [...]

Unburdening Spiritual Relationships

August 29, 2012 4 comments

Tweet Lets make happiness work! That’s not an easy thing for two people with conditioned minds. But for a spiritual partnership to succeed, we must change how we think, feel and act – and especially what we have learned to expect from our partner. It’s fundamental, often confusing, and always wonderful work! Unknowingly we are [...]