#magic of the #message: a sign of love

aum + amen Buddhist-me can see the dharma in all things and appreciates skillful and compassion-centered wisdom from all faiths and philosophies. So when I spotted this sign on the way to Holt Farmers Market yesterday, I knew it was a message worthy to be spread! Although I couldn’t find an affirming statement of inclusion on the…

toward wholeness: nurturing interdependence {in honor of mlk jr}

We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, Tied in a single thread of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. Never again can we afford to live with the narrow, provincial “outside agitator” idea. Anyone who lives inside the United States can never be considered an outsider anywhere within its bounds. ~Dr. Martin Luther King Jr…

embodied wisdom: 15-mile meditation

My foot, poised for motion, rests upon solid Earth. My lungs balloon open to capture Air. An expansion that readies my heart for the journey. Oxygen combusts into compassion. Fueled, I step into Wind’s welcoming arms. Blade-sharp chill cuts through illusion. Clear comprehension arises. Movement is my refuge: those sensations, vibrating upward from sole to soul, become…

toward wholeness: “song of myself”| walt whitman

 Song of Myself  [select verses] I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.  Clear and sweet is my soul, and clear and sweet is all that is not my soul. Welcome is every organ and attribute of me, and…