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”

A True Learner of the Way

“If one is a true learner of the Way, one does not search for the faults of the world, but rather speedily applies oneself to attain genuine insight. If one only can see with perfect clarity, then all is completed.” ~ Rinzai

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”