Being the Example

Day 129 Affirmation: I am the example I wish to see. I am an example of my highest values and beliefs. I am an example of the Divine in the physical world. I am an example of determination, fortitude and perseverance. I am an example of grace, tolerance and compassion. I am an example I can be proud … More Being the Example

The Voice of Judgment

Day 72 Affirmation: I am open-minded. I accept difference as a necessary and beautiful part of the human tapestry. I embrace the divergent oneness of all life. I learn by listening to those with differing views, ideas, beliefs and practices. I am tolerant. I am accepting. I believe in fairness and equality. I use judgment wisely. In this world … More The Voice of Judgment

The Habit of Duality

Day 46 Affirmation: I release any judgments that I hold about myself or others. I avoid labeling, contrasting and comparing. I accept that all things just ARE. Labeling and comparing (things to things and people to people) produces judgments and valuations.  When self-judgments are held onto we keep ourselves trapped within the ego space and duality.  When we hold onto judgments about others we keep ourselves … More The Habit of Duality

Think Like God Thinks

Day 211 Affirmation: My intention for today is to think like GOD thinks… from loving kindness, from compassion, from unity, from wisdom, from tolerance, from forgiveness, from a higher perspective…. My thoughts will arise from a divine heart filled with love, not a small mind filled with fear, insecurity, or negativity.              

Armchair Sages

Day 204 Affirmation: I refuse to be an armchair sage, filled with knowledge unused and unapplied. I walk my talk, and practice what I preach. I live outwardly as a reflection of my inner knowledge.                                __________________ The journey toward inner peace and inner unity usually involves acquiring knowledge.  This may be knowledge of the self, knowledge of reality, … More Armchair Sages

The Dance of Duality

Day 129 Affirmation: I embrace and accept the light-ness and the dark-ness as essential forces comprising the whole of physical existence.  I live in a harmonious acceptance of duality, learning from it, and growing into unity, through it.                 _____________________________ Physical life is a never-ending interplay of the forces of duality, of light and dark.  … More The Dance of Duality

Eating with Mindfulness

Day 29 Affirmation: I will eat one meal with complete mindfulness.                       ____________________ There are Buddhist monks and other practitioners who use eating as an opportunity to practice mindfulness.   What that means is that while they are eating they are eating.  That is–  they are ONLY eating.   They do not talk during meals and their every movement and every … More Eating with Mindfulness