Rules for Being Human

Rules for Being Human

1. You will receive a body. You may like it or hateĀ it, but it's yours to keep for the entire period. 2. You will learn lessons. You are enrolled in…Read more
Eden

Eden

And then compassion will be wedded to power And then softness will come to a world that is harsh and unkind And then both men and women will be gentle…Read more
Ego drama

Ego drama

Understand that here in this moment, there is nothing wrong with you or your life. Everything is as it should be. Right now, in this moment, you are completely loved.…Read more
Voice of knowledge

Voice of knowledge

What you call thinking is the voice of knowledge making up stories, telling you what you know, and trying to make sense out of everything you don't know. The problem…Read more
Listening

Listening

Listen, and feel the beauty of your separation, the unsayable absence. There is a moon inside every human being. Learn to be companions with it. Give more of your life…Read more
I asked

I asked

I asked for strength that I might achieve; I was made weak that I might learn humbly to obey. I asked for health that I might do greater things; I…Read more
Have patience

Have patience

Have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves... Don't search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you…Read more
O Spirit of Creation

O Spirit of Creation

O Great life-giving Spirit whose commanding voice I hear the winds and whose warm breath gives life to all the world. Hear me one seven-billionth of the humans on planet…Read more
If it is not too dark

If it is not too dark

Go for a walk, if it is not too dark. Get some fresh air, try to smile. Say something kind To a safe-looking stranger, if one happens by. Always exercise…Read more
The pulse of possibility

The pulse of possibility

When will we learn, O Lover of all creation that self-diminishment is not a prerequisite for the Christian life? You do not ask us to drag around our sad sack…Read more