It’s not a matter of faith. It’s a matter of practice.

It’s not a matter of faith. It’s a matter of practice.

But the truth is over the past couple of months, I've had a hard time envisioning what a "50th" celebration for me should look like. While am feel happy and excited to mark this occasion, I have also been feeling more quiet and 'relaxed' than I expected.  I've mainly just been counting my blessings - most specifically the blessings of my family, friends, and teachers - those who have supported me, and loved me through my day to day moments, transitions, celebrations and challenges... those who have helped me grow and create a deeper connection to myself and the experience of being alive.

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Read Now! Practices For More Compassion, Gratitude, And Digestion Today

Read Now! Practices For More Compassion, Gratitude, And Digestion Today

For those of you gathering with a family member that tends to ‘rile’ you up. Here is a little practice, so you can open your heart, when you have the impulse to do the opposite. A visualization practice, Metta meditation, that can change your day, and leaving you feeling grateful when you least expect it.

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The Art of Blessing

The Art of Blessing

To bless means to wish, wholeheartedly, unconditionally, total, unrestricted good for others.  And whether you are offering a blessing in private, or among company, or your acting with kindness and gratitude in the moments of your life - every one benefits.

Your blessings move outward and onward to benefits us all.  As the peace pilgrim says, "Every good thing you do, every good thing you say, every good thought you think, vibrates on and on and never ceases...”

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