Tag Archives: #reflection

RETURN AGAIN AND AGAIN

And Jesus said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” – Matthew 18:3 NIV Our ego defenses are incredibly strong. After all, they have been with us … Continue reading

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THE HEART OF THE MATTER

One style of meditation could be described as resting in the seat of the Heart. This often starts as a devotional prayer that focuses on God, Jesus. Mother Mary, or other religious figures. It may start with words or images … Continue reading

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Heart Meditation

SPIRITTHERAPIST.COM Sometimes, because of a very difficult thing happening in our lives, our hearts seem to turn to stone: adamantine, cold, unfeeling. The emotions that are coming up for us feel too intense, too painful for us to let them … Continue reading

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Letting Go of “My Kingdom”

Most Christians glibly recite “Thy kingdom come,” but this means almost nothing until and unless they also say “My kingdom go.” – Fr. Richard Rohr from his daily blog. Except for the few great teachers and masters, including Buddha and … Continue reading

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PRACTICING TENDER LOVING KINDNESS

  As part of my spiritual practices I have once again been allowing myself to to enter into the realm of tender loving kindness. For me, there is something of an effort in this: a connecting to the heart in an … Continue reading

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 Watching out for the Inner Meanies

WWW.SPIRITTHERAPIST.COM  Many of us have severe Inner Critics that cause us much suffering. Whenever I have a client who suffers from depression, I can just about assume that they have a mean Inner Critic that gets on their case a … Continue reading

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TOTAL SURRENDER

Sometimes our deep core belief in our separation from God and our unworthiness weakens enough that God’s love can flow into us unimpeded; and when this happens, our hearts are transfixed in an intense beam of love. There is a … Continue reading

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PRACTICING THE ISNESS OF THINGS

PRACTICING THE ISNESS OF THINGS The Perfect Way knows no difficulties except that it refuses to make preferences; Only when freed from hate and love, It reveals itself fully and without disguise.
A tenth of an inch’s difference, and heaven and … Continue reading

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