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Sweet Surrender

Do you need to be strong to surrender or do you need to surrender to become strong? Is surrendering a sign of weakness or strength? It depends on the situation and the intention or lack of intention. I believe strength and surrender go hand in hand. Look at the bamboo tree. It is tall and [...]

By |2017-02-06T20:05:46+00:00April 6th, 2014|Categories: Balance, Surrender|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Sweet Surrender

Vision Quest

We live with ourselves everyday. But how well do we really know ourselves? A vision quest is a journey into the self. It is a spiritual quest where one leaves their normal environment and goes into the wild with the barest of necessities. Originating as a Native American tradition, it is a rite of passage. [...]

By |2017-02-06T20:05:46+00:00March 26th, 2014|Categories: Wisdom|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Vision Quest

Does Perseverance Lead to Perfection?

Do perfection and perseverance go hand in hand? Does practice make perfect? Does persevering guarantee perfection? Is perfection attainable? Can we accept ourselves as perfect right now?Or is it an elusive goal that motivates us to persevere and brings us closer to an ideal? Does striving for perfection hold you back or propel you forward? [...]

By |2017-02-06T20:05:46+00:00March 7th, 2014|Categories: Balance|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Does Perseverance Lead to Perfection?

Silence is one of the greatest healers

Yesterday it snowed. And snowed. And snowed. Everything was covered in white and there was silence. Such a blessing. Silence is one of those things that makes a snowy day or night so peaceful. We get so used to the everyday noise that is constantly bombarding us, that we don't notice the stress it can [...]

By |2017-02-06T20:05:46+00:00February 20th, 2014|Categories: Balance|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Silence is one of the greatest healers