Appreciating Meditation

Meditation doesn't have to be of any type. It doesn't also have to be of a certain duration. Longer meditations are not necessarily more effective than shorter ones. It simply depends on our intentions and needs. I'm a visual person so I prefer visualization meditations. I can also easily come up with my own techniques. …

Upholding Truths

There are always two sides to the truth - what we know and what we don't, what's revealed and what isn't. Honoring truth is a personal choice. It could be a tough lesson for many of us to learn that not everyone makes this choice. Some people choose to deny the truth even from themselves, …

The Divine Is

The Divine is the undercurrent. The constant humming you've become accustomed to. It's the energy firing through your wires. The light flickering through your eyes. It's the images flashing in your mind. Random and senseless as they might be, they are not trapped by space and time. [ They are neither here nor there. They …

Kindness

Kindness is not just about pleasant words and pleasant deeds and pleasing people. Kindness is the way a grown muscular man opens up his palms just right to give the little bird the room it needs to stand up again and take flight. It's being so awake to how one's actions can affect someone else. …

Optimists

Optimism isn't about having an unconditional cheery attitude. It's also not about blindly pursuing something because of one's faith in the outcome, because someone says so or because it worked that way before. Optimists are not those who ask you to stop brooding over something and invite you to get up and dance - or …

The Unknowable

We try to define it, to describe it, to give it a face, to use pronouns to refer to it, to assume what it wants - to understand it, to understand ourselves and the purpose of our existence, to justify what we do, to get affirmations. But the truth is the mind cannot contain the …

Faith

Faith is not the belief in some entity external to you. Faith is knowing that the space all around you and the sum of each and everything are all a part of you. They expand according to your internal expansion. Faith is trusting that this space will catch you when you fall - as you …