Thought pieces, prayers, and meditations.

life is – a meditation

  life is a garden, not a road we enter and exit through the same gate wandering, where we go matters less than what we notice Bokonon — Life Is… A friend posted this to Facebook recently. I have heard many times that “life is about the journey, not the destination”. Which says to me that…

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denial – a meditation

  “The most confused we ever get is when we try to convince our heads of something that our hearts know is a lie.” Karen Moning My ego and soul often have conversations with one another. This interaction between the two parts of me is constant, whether I awake or asleep, happy or sad, or…

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the Fourth Step – a meditation

  The more you love your decisions, the less you need others to love them. This quote, I feel, captures the essence of my low self-esteem and lack of self-trust. I sought the approval of others because I did not love myself. I sought the advice and direction of others because I did not trust…

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self – a meditation

  It is always our own self that we find at the end of the journey. Ella Maillart What I find most beautiful about this quote is that it doesn’t say that I need to be someone different at the end of the journey. What I see in this quote is that spiritual growth is…

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attitude – a meditation

  If you are narrow minded the whole world will appear narrow to you. If you are happy and with friends the world will seem a garden of roses. — Rumi Our suggested opening says “We believe that changed attitudes can aid recovery.” Rumi reminds me that, so often, what I see, what I experience,…

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