Alphabet soup for the soul Vol.2 -“A”

A is for Altruism “Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.”       – Martin Luther King Jr.-   Acts of kindness. Helping others without expecting anything in return. I believe this is inside the hearts of all humans and only fear, scarcity or lackContinue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul Vol.2 -“A””

Birds From Walden Double-crested Cormorant

The double-crested cormorant is a unique bird. It is so rare that I had never seen one before a couple of days ago. The bird landed on the pond and although it swam around like a Duck, I knew it wasn’t.  I saw a long beak that reminded me of a Blue heron, only smaller.Continue reading “Birds From Walden Double-crested Cormorant”

Alphabet soup for the soul – “X”

X is for -” X marks the spot“ “If ‘X’ marks the spot of the destination of our life journey, then ‘Y’ should be the reason we’re choosing to go” – Cedric Crawford- The phrase ‘X marks the spot’ has a couple of different attributions. One version is that old pirates would bury their treasureContinue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “X””

Alphabet soup for the soul – “U”

U is for Universe ” Ordinary men hate solitude. But the master makes use of it, embracing his aloneness, realizing he is one with the whole universe” Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching  Universe, God, Source, The Tao. These are all different names for the same thing.  These are all ways of saying creator or creation.Continue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “U””

Alphabet soup for the soul – “T”

T is for Transformation Self-transformation is not just about changing yourself. It means shifting yourself to a completely new dimension of experience and perception. – Sadhguru- An tiny egg turns into larva which then turns into a caterpillar, before finally, transforming into a beautiful butterfly, so too a human being can transform from ugly toContinue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “T””

Alphabet soup for the soul – “S”

S is for Suffering “Pain is certain, suffering is optional” -Buddha- The Buddha famously said ‘life is suffering’ and that is true if you believe it. It does not however, have to be that way. The Buddha also said that suffering is optional. I believe pain is a bodily experience whereas suffering is a conditionContinue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “S””

Alphabet soup for the soul – “Q”

Q is for Question “Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.” -Euripides– Question everything. Question your thoughts. Question your beliefs. Question the Universe and then do it again. This is how you will find out who you truly are. Question your values, your purpose and your reason for doing the things you do. Ask other peopleContinue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “Q””

Alphabet soup for the soul – “N”

N is for Nature “Let us spend one day as deliberately as nature“ -Henry David Thoreau-  Nature has the answers to many existential questions if we are willing to sit back and observe carefully. The examples that can be found vary across the animal kingdom, in the plant life kingdom and throughout the oceans of the world.Continue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “N””

Alphabet soup for the soul – “J”

J is for Jesus “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” -John 8:12- Jesus Of Nazareth is the most widely recognized lightworker ever to walk the earth. Where The Buddha is famous for saying the words “life is suffering”, theContinue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “J””

Alphabet soup for the soul – “I”

I is for Infinite Intelligence “I know this world is ruled by infinite intelligence. Everything that surrounds us- everything that exists – proves that there are infinite laws behind it. There can be no denying this fact. It is mathematical in its precision.“ -Thomas Edison- There is an infinite intelligence that allows our bodies toContinue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul – “I””