The Promised City

By Robert O. Robbins We’ve all heard of the promise of a future city, appearing from beyond the Earth, beyond the sky, beyond our solar system, yes, and beyond even our galaxy. Some call this place Heaven, some say it’s Nirvana, Arcadia, Shangri-La, Zion, paradise, The New Jerusalem, or even our eternal home. It isContinue reading “The Promised City”

Inspiration Will Peek Through the Ordinaries

“Simply repeating “I don’t understand anything I see” will open you up to creative vision. Initially, when you practice, you might feel a sense of uncomfortable bewilderment; however, if you stay with this practice, inspiration will peek through the ordinariness of what you normally see.”― Shelley Klammer, A Course in Creating Confidence: 365 Self-Love Practices Inspired by A Course inContinue reading “Inspiration Will Peek Through the Ordinaries”

Not a Grim Duty

Spiritual practice should not be confused with grim duty. It is the laughter of the Dalai Lama and the wonder born with every child. — Jack Kornfield I love this quote. I know I am getting off track when my daily practice gets too serious and seems like a duty or even a burden. ItContinue reading “Not a Grim Duty”

The True Lover of God

If you want to draw near to God, seek him in the hearts of those around you.Speak well of all, present or absent. If you would be a light for others, be like the sun: show the same face to all. To bring joy to a single heart is better than building countless shrines forContinue reading “The True Lover of God”