Thought for the day, Wednesday 10th August

“Beneath the physical form of hills and valleys, beneath the rivers and mountains, there is another appearance. It is not only in the minerals, nor in the folded rocks; it is not only in the soil, nor in the trees and plants. Yet somehow in and under and through all these things, the land hasContinue reading “Thought for the day, Wednesday 10th August”

Thought for the day, Monday 8th August

“Out of the loose ends of life we must make a coherent plan of living. We must purify our hearts and simplify our affections, so that God’s grace may flow through us and make our lives fruitful and good. Each of us has some problem of living which weighs heavily on our heart. Usually itContinue reading “Thought for the day, Monday 8th August”

Thought for the day, Sunday 7th August

“I always forget how important the empty days are, how important it may be sometimes not to expect to produce anything, even a few lines in a journal. A day when one has not pushed oneself to the limit seems a damaged, damaging day, a sinful day. Not so! The most valuable thing one canContinue reading “Thought for the day, Sunday 7th August”

Thought for the day, Friday 5th August

“When you enter this valley, realize that it has no beginning or end. No other road is like the hidden road there, and one person’s road is not the same as another’s.Everyone finds the path revealed according to their capacity, and everyone’s progress depends on their state of breath. How could it be otherwise?Even ifContinue reading “Thought for the day, Friday 5th August”

Thought for the day, Wednesday 4th August

“Some of you young folks been saying to me, “Hey Pops, what you mean ‘What a wonderful world’? How about all them wars all over the place? You call them wonderful? And how about hunger and pollution? That aint so wonderful either.” Well how about listening to old Pops for a minute. Seems to me,Continue reading “Thought for the day, Wednesday 4th August”

Thought for the day, Wednesday 3rd August

“Reciprocity is in each moment, invisible threads of connection that support and nurture.Take the simple act of breathing.We breathe out carbon dioxide, which the trees, plants and seaweeds love and need.They breathe us in, the very essence that moved through us, holding stories of blood, grief, joy and bone, now moves through them.Turning our breathContinue reading “Thought for the day, Wednesday 3rd August”

Thought for the day, Tuesday 2nd August

From Polishing the Mirror: How to Live from Your Spiritual Heart by Ram Dass, “If somebody asks me, “Ram Dass, are you happy?” I stop and look inside. “Yes, I’m happy.” “Ram Dass, are you sad?” “Yes, I’m sad.” Answering those questions, I realize that all of those feelings are present. Imagine the richness ofContinue reading “Thought for the day, Tuesday 2nd August”