Browsing All posts tagged under »happiness«

How Can I Trust My Heart?

April 25, 2012

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Is the heart truly trustworthy? Oh how I yearn to follow my heart but can I trust it, really trust it? This is the most pertinent question in my life right now. There is some confusion, in me and in you too, about what it means to follow the heart. Instinctual compulsions, lust, and much […]

An Apology to Our Brothers

April 21, 2012

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Hellena Post-Creatrix writes a beautiful and honest ‘note to menfolk,’ from the heart of a once self-described radical feminist and enemy-of-men who has come to deeply appreciate how much men get an equally short stick (maybe shorter) in our western world, and how much we need to be allies to come to true health in […]

A Course of Love – The Way of the Heart

April 18, 2012

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My copy just got in yesterday and I’m eager to share. The entire text of A Course of Love is available online but this stunningly beautiful foreword from the second edition has not yet been posted. (Foreword from the Second Edition of “A Course of Love“) A Course of Love is an invitation to “share […]

The Best Easter Sermon Ever

April 9, 2012

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This weekend our little Unitarian Fellowship had to come up with a last minute Easter service because our planned guest speaker was sick. I found this beautiful sermon online, and did my best to present it without sobbing. You can listen to me read this beautiful  and moving sermon (with a few pauses were I […]

If ain’t Love, it ain’t True

March 21, 2012

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This has got to be my favourite post from The Light Tree, a community of healers in Victoria, BC Here are some excerpts from “Believing Our Thoughts” (emphasis mine): Taking responsibility for every thought we think, every belief we hold sacred, is the first step to freedom. The crucial thing is to remember that we […]

The Gifts of Masculine and Feminine Loving

March 13, 2012

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I don’t agree with Deida 100%, but his teachings are sooo helpful, simple and poetic. This part also alludes to Deida’s three stages of intimate relationship: Dependance, 50/50, and Intimate Communion. The Gifts of Masculine and Feminine Loving  from “Intimate Communion: Awakening Your Sexual Essence” by David Deida “Through practice, a man grows stage by […]

3 Stages of Romantic Relationships

March 13, 2012

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Q: What is the deal with polarized relationships? Does being polarized mean adopting traditional gender roles? A: Gender roles are based on culture, and cultural norms vary greatly over time and space. But the poles of sexuality – the feminine and the masculine – are abstract and all pervasive; they are the most elemental forces […]