Renewal

Whether you and I and a few others will renew the world some day remains to be seen. But within ourselves we must renew it each day. ~ Herman Hesse We are approaching the time of year when it is traditional to make resolutions for new changes, new attitudes, new…

Janteloven

Janteloven Here is an interesting subject that came up during a recent conversation with some Danish friends/acquaintances while I was in Denmark this past month. I am interested to hear your thoughts. It is not official law, but it is well-known in Denmark (and perhaps in Scandinavia in general) that…

Withdrawing Attention

It is crucial to know when it is appropriate to withdraw our attention from things that disturb our mind. However, if the only way we know how to deal with certain objects is to avoid them, there will be a severe limit as to how far our spiritual practice can…

Surrender

From my email today. Perhaps most appropriate for the current world situation: Affirmation for this week of SURRENDER - "I release attempts to control situations beyond the scope of my power. I choose to let go and accept reality with understanding that by surrendering, I gain power to move forward…
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