Category Archives: Giving

HEALING LIGHT

Some of the things in human experience that enable a sense of freedom can, paradoxically, limit us also. One such thing is language – words – semantics. There are concepts and experiences that simply cannot be adequately conveyed by words. … Continue reading

Posted in Giving, Healing, Heaven, Hope, Inner Life, Jesus, Silence

MESSENGER of JOY

“…hope is a silent, truthful messenger of joy from [one’s] real self.” “The purpose of being is to unfold all its latent energies. He who approaches most nearly to this has solved the great problem of life. Not that his … Continue reading

Posted in Giving, Growth, Hope, Perfection, Reality, Trust

TEN FLOWERS

“If we gather, and give away a flower from the plant of love in our garden, ten flowers spring up where one has been. There is no pause in the blossoming of love. The reward of love is increased power … Continue reading

Posted in Giving, God, Gratitude, Love, Receiving

RECEIVING PRAYER

“Prayer is a conscious decision to realign ourselves with divine right order.” “That which extends outward to bless others automatically extends inward as well.”  – Marianne Williamson, Everyday Grace: Having Hope, Finding Forgiveness, and Making Miracles, 2002. Let thy work … Continue reading

Posted in Giving, Inner Life, Listening, Perfection, Prayer, Receiving, Trust

COMPOSURE

“Composure is truly such when we are able to meet new situations and sudden upheavals with equanimity. This composure may be acquired in various ways, by mental training, by silence and meditation, or through the attainment of an artistic degree … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Giving, Guidance, Inner Life, Listening, Meditation, Power, Receiving, Silence

PERSONAL SABBATH

An enduring memory is from a book by Erich Fromm, You Shall Be as Gods, 1969. (As I recall without the book at hand,) Fromm described the Jewish concept of Sabbath as a time for assimilation of the work accomplished … Continue reading

Posted in Giving, Guidance, Healing, Listening, Peace, Power, Receiving, Rest, Vocation

HEALING POWER

“Love is essentially social. It is the expression of a spiritual force, radiating from a personal centre, and having its motive in persons. If then we believe that God is love, we believe not in a passive God, indifferent to … Continue reading

Posted in Giving, Healing, Love, Mercy, Power, Receiving, Spirit