Alphabet soup for the soul vol.2 -“L”

L is for Love “There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.” – John- 4:18- Love is our natural state of being, feeling and emoting. Everything else is is based in fear and fear is aContinue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul vol.2 -“L””

Alphabet soup for the soul vol.2 -“H”

H is for Healing “As soon as healing takes place, go out and heal somebody else” -Maya Angelou- Is love the stepping stone to healing? Or, is healing is the stepping stone to love? When we love, we begin to heal and when we heal we can begin to love, ourselves, and others more fully.Continue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul vol.2 -“H””

Alphabet soup for the soul vol.2 -“G”

G is for God “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth” Genesis 1:1 The birds and bees, the leaves and trees, the rolling rivers and salty seas. Antelope through to Zebra, from A-Z , its a self-nod to things that remind me of God. Embrace the moments so there will be noContinue reading “Alphabet soup for the soul vol.2 -“G””

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””