The Parable of the Sand Castles

The Parable of the Sand Castles

Some children were building sand castles beside a river. The sand castles were many sizes and shapes but each child defended his castle fiercely and said, “This one is mine.” They kept their castles separate and would not allow any mistakes about which was whose. When...
Mastering Peace and Joy – The Next Octave

Mastering Peace and Joy – The Next Octave

I am still mastering peace and joy. I know that may be hard to believe but it is true which is why these are my two resonances of focus again. Each year I recommend that you ask your souls for two primary resonances, the ones most important to you for the coming year....
The Buddhist Parable of Abuse

The Buddhist Parable of Abuse

A man learned that the Buddha observed the principle of great love which returns good for evil, kindness for abuse. Believing this was ridiculous and unjust, the man went to the Buddha to chastise him for his foolishness. The Buddha was silent, pitying the poor man....
Making Transitions at Any Age

Making Transitions at Any Age

2019 will be another year of making transitions. Some of them will be small and some will be very big. Many people believe that making transitions is hard. While transitions can be challenging, they do not have to be difficult unless we believe they do, even the big...
The Parable of Lighting our Lamps

The Parable of Lighting our Lamps

In a small village of one hundred houses, a single lamp was burning. A neighbor went to this house to light his lamp. He took it home. One of his neighbors came by to light his lamp. This process continued until every lamp was lit and the entire village was bright. We...
Keep on Truckin’

Keep on Truckin’

That’s right… just keep on truckin’. My last post was a Zen parable about over eagerness but, at the same time, we have to keep trying. Even though we need to surrender to and detach from the journey, we humans can become very frustrated with our spiritual process....

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