Deeper Relationships

As Winter Solstice approached I carefully considered what I wanted to leave behind and what I want to achieve in 2012.  In 2011 I was able to achieve my health and wellness goals. I had an unexpected opportunity to work side-by-side with my husband by traveling down a  path with heart that drew us closer…

Meditation Practice: Monkey Mind

Peace is present right here and now in the present moment, in ourselves and in everything we do and see. The only question is whether or not we are in touch with it. I start my days in silence with nothing on my agenda other than just being.   As I exhale I sigh a…

Change Comes from Within

A Zen Buddhist opened up a hot-dog stand and his first customer paid with a £20 note. After waiting, the customer demanded, “Where’s my change?” “Sir,” replied the Buddhist, “change must come from within.” Why do I find it funny? It’s not just the play on words, I think it’s because it juxtaposes the spiritual…