dancing in the still point on the spiral journey of life

Posts Tagged ‘journal prompts’

Wisdom emerges out of experience

Come, come, whoever you are. Wanderer, worshipper, lover of living, it doesn’t matter. Ours is not a caravan of despair. Come, even if you have broken your vow a thousand times. Come, yet again, come, come. ~ Rumi   In my last blog post, To know sorrow, I wrote about the loss of dear friends.…

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What is the heart of the matter?

    The knowledge of the past stays with us.  To let go is to release the images and emotions, the grudges and the fears, the clingings and the disappointments of the past that bind our spirits.  ~Jack Kornfield   You are the center from which your life flows in ever changing cycles.   Where…

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Moonday Musings

Body cells replace themselves every month.  Even at this very moment.  Most everything you know about me is nothing more than memories. ~ Haruki Murakami   What you know about me is what I’m willing to share.  What I know about you is what you tell me.  If I can’t see your face or hear…

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Gratitude for the Now

Emily Dickinson said, “Forever is composed of nows.”   What is your reaction to this statement?  Do you live in the moment?  Are you mired in the past or worrying about the future?     I’ve learned a valuable lesson about the moment from photography. If  I want a good sky shot I better run…

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