Short Reflections

Primordial Wonder

The Three Peaks of Lavaredo

Stillness and silence open to luminous awareness. That is why we cultivate both with a generosity of heart and lightness of spirit. In this place, in this time, we are invited to taste the supple fruit. A garden opens in the stillness of our soul. A penetrating wisdom invites silence to imbue us with its…

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Unified Wisdom

Seagull perched on rocks.

Within you there is a unified wisdom that transcends mental confusion. This wisdom, this knowing, is without origin. At no time did it suddenly come into being. Certainly you did not create, construct, or develop it. It’s simply here. It has always been here, within you, though hidden I’m afraid. It is paradoxically hidden yet…

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A Seal of Uncertainty

Child in Wonder

As it stands, your understanding of the world is stamped by a seal of uncertainty. Underneath it all, there is only open, fluid space with endless potentiality. Little is known, exactly. You are not very comfortable with this, so you endeavor endlessly to formulate explanations with your impressive theories — trying to explain it all…

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Changes in the Light

Sunbeams Through Trees

What happens we meditate just to keep things on an even keel? In this post, I talk about opening to experience as it is without trying to control it. Sometimes it just takes a gentle nudge. For me, spiritual practice is about being present to life as it unfolds moment by moment. This isn’t always…

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