Tag Archive | spirituality

Suffering is the Seed of Compassion

It was only after I experienced suffering that I began to have compassion. I now see all the suffering in my past as beautiful, golden moments of extraordinary grace and love, allowing my heart to open and the Universe to come rushing in.

The Dreamer

The All-That-Is and all that has happened and will happen within it is someone’s dream. It is your dream. You are the dreamer. I am the dreamer. I am you and you are me. We are the dreamer. All of us dream the dream together. Together, we are The One Who Is All.

Death, Where Is Your Sting?

There need not be fear or sadness surrounding death. It’s the perfectly beautiful shedding of the body and release of the soul.

All Are One

The cells of your body are to you as the waves are to the ocean, as you are to all that is. Separateness is an illusion.

Embracing My Truth

I am the bird that flies. I am the grass that blows in the wind. I am the sun that shines. I am the river And the stone. I am the earth And the sky. I am the Universe. I am all things. ~Anya Phenix

Choices

Once you get to the place where the opinions of others no longer have power over you, you have a choice to either look at them with disdain, saying, “I don’t care what you think,” or to shower them with love because they are just as wonderful and special as you are.  

What does your heart say?

In the course of leaving my family’s belief system and forging out on my own to find my truth, I’ve realized that for the most part a person can believe whatever they choose to believe. You can find arguments and proof to back almost any belief. So then the questions become, “What do I want […]

Looking Within

For the majority of my life I was a fundamentalist Christian, because of this I still find myself looking externally to find meaning and direction in my life. I was taught that I am unworthy, imperfect, filled with sin, and that I must look to God and the Bible in order to find truth. My […]

Seeking Truth

I had just formally renounced Christianity, citing an inability to believe in a God who would create humans only to sentence the majority of them to an eternity of pain and suffering – among other issues I have with traditional Christian beliefs. I knew in my heart that love was the most important thing in […]

Fear and Love

I am frightened by the power I feel when I am angry. I know that I have the potential to do tremendous harm – emotionally, spiritually, and physically – if I were to harness the power available to me. For this reason, I have made it a priority to learn how to control my anger. […]

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