Stories with a lesson: The story of “The wise Woman’s stone”

The Wise Woman’s Stone  “A wise woman who was traveling in the mountains found a precious stone in a stream.The next day she met another traveler who was hungry, and the wise woman opened her bag to share her food.~~The hungry traveler saw the precious stone and asked the woman to give it to him.She…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Don’t Make Lists” by Dorothy Walters

Don’t Make Lists   Every day a new flower rises from your body’s fresh soil. Don’t go around looking for fallen petals in a fairy tale, when you’ve got the golden plant right here, now, shooting forth in light from your eyes, your awakening crown. Don’t make lists, or explore ancient accounts. Forget everything you…

A quote on self realization by Sri Ramana

God dwells in you, as you, and you don’t have to ‘do’ anything to be God-realized or Self-realized, it is already your true and natural state. Just drop all seeking, turn your attention inward, and sacrifice your mind to the One Self radiating in the Heart of your very being. For this to be your…

Spiritual Poems: “Divine Timing” by Trina Graves

Divine Timing August 4, 2020 Trina Graves2 Comments   Our physical lives are linear Is evidently, plainly true With many stages of our growth Counting years all the way through Baby, child, teen, adult Some years fast, some are slow Always in a set linear pattern Is the physical life we know But we are…

Quote from Rumi: “Do you know what you are?”

Do you know what you are? You are a manuscript of a divine letter. You are a mirror reflecting a noble face. This universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you are already that. —Rumi

Questioner: Why is it that we naturally seem to think of ourselves as separate individuals? Reply: by Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

Maharaj: Your thoughts about individuality are really not your own thoughts; they are all collective thoughts. You think that you are the one who has the thoughts; in fact thoughts arise in consciousness. As our spiritual knowledge grows, our identification with an individual body-mind diminishes, and our consciousness expands into universal consciousness. The life force…

Poems: “Keeping quiet” by Pablo Neruda

artwork: Josephine Wall “Keeping quiet” Now we will count to twelve and we will all keep still for once on the face of the earth, let’s not speak in any language; let’s stop for a second, and not move our arms so much. It would be an exotic moment without rush, without engines; we would…

A wisdom quote from Herman Hesse on the things we see…

“The things we see,” Pistorius said softly, “are the same things that are within us. There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. They take the images outside them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself. You can…