Silence will illuminate you in God

“Silence will illuminate you in God… and deliver you from phantoms of ignorance. Silence will unite you to God…. In the beginning we have to force ourselves to be silent. But then from our very silence is born something that draws us into deeper silence. May God give you an experience of this ‘something’ thatContinue reading “Silence will illuminate you in God”

In the Stillness of the Quiet

“In the stillness of the quiet, if we listen, we can hear the whisper of the heart giving strength to weakness, courage to fear, hope to despair. “ —Howard Thurman

This is How we Create Change

We live in a world of great turmoil and crisis.  Everyone is scurrying around trying to “do something.”  Are we missing something?  Are we perhaps even unknowingly contributing to the madness?  Is there a better way?  Watch this brief TED talk and let’s discuss it in the comments section below. A film by Greater Good ScienceContinue reading “This is How we Create Change”

Tools for Defeating Fear: Meditation

Meditation is always important, but especially when we find ourselves going up against fear.  Many of these tools I will talk about are things we need to grow and cultivate so they will become a natural part of our lives, available when we need them.  Fear, desperation and turmoil certainly can drive us to these practices  ThereContinue reading “Tools for Defeating Fear: Meditation”

Thought for Today

  “Have you ever heard the wonderful silence just before the dawn? Or the quiet and calm just as a storm ends? Or perhaps you know the silence when you haven’t the answer to a question you’ve been asked, or the hush of a country road at night, or the expectant pause of a roomContinue reading “Thought for Today”