Browsing All posts tagged under »surrender«

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 […]

Weeping for Love

April 25, 2012

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From a dialogue with Anandamayi Ma Question :      How shall we realise God? Ma :                 Weep for Him and you will find Him. Question:       I cannot weep at all, tears simply won’t come. What shall I do? MA: (laughing), Seek the company of those who weep. Keep the company of pure and […]

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 […]

Why am I Still Here?

March 31, 2012

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So after kind of bashing the legitimacy of spiritual seeking online, I’m still here and planning to write about spiritual topics. And Myers-Briggs. But why? Why bother? Why does anyone blog? 1) Because I do viscerally feel connected with people online.  My feelings about blogging – my blogs and other people’s – are real to […]

The Gift of Being Wrong

March 23, 2012

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Every since I watched Kathryn Schulz’s brilliant TED talk on being wrong, I’ve wanted to post something here about the incredible pleasure that can arise from being wrong. Here’s my opinion in a nutshell: Being wrong is one of the most liberating experiences. I actually adapted a lesson from A Course in Miracles about being […]

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 […]