Lotus of the Heart > Path of Spirit


Path of Spirit

Oct 24, 2021

Arms Open Wide
Meeting Love beyond the Borders

Oct 22, 2021

The Kiss Returns in Silence
A Magic in the World
Saying For Today: "If something moves us deeply, a something not from mind but deeper, we need to listen, to live with it, to wait patiently to receive whatever gift it has for us."

Oct 21, 2021

The Way of Peace
Being Blessing amid the Cursing
Saying For Today: "We are always more than how anyone sees us."

Oct 19, 2021

Compassion... A Downward Movement
Saying For Today: "Grace most often moves and works quietly."

Oct 18, 2021

A Rightly Ordered Love
Loving the One of the Many
Saying For Today: "In surrender to Love, Love teaches us how to enjoy things as expressions of and in the Supernal, slowly drawing us out of immersion in things to a relationship with them in their one Fount - our Fount."

Oct 16, 2021

One That Never Shows Up
Presence and presence and absence

Oct 12, 2021

The Voice of a Flower
Wisdom without Walls
Saying For Today: "When being and becoming wisdom, we see wisdom everywhere."

Oct 11, 2021

She Burns Down the Monk's Hut (Revised)
Welcoming the World into Your Heart
Saying For Today: "Even when alone, the world can live within our hearts. "

Oct 10, 2021

She Burns Down the Monk's Hut
Equanimity & Compassion

Oct 8, 2021

Meeting the Other is Meeting Yourself
Fitting in Between Independent & Dependent
Saying For Today: "In fidelity to our spiritual practice, we cultivate the capacity to fit in the gap between "I need you" and "I don't need you.""

Oct 7, 2021

Living in the Only Place and Time
Tolerating the Preciousness
Saying For Today: "Think of this - something so wonderful - life - that we must habituate ourselves to tolerate it."

Oct 5, 2021

The Wisdom of the Contemplative Life
Saying For Today: "When we stop, become quiet, and bring awareness to this moment, space opens up. In the spaciousness, presence and wisdom arise."

Oct 4, 2021

Our being Mirrors of a New Life
Redemptive use of body & mind & speech
Saying For Today: "When we realize freedom from our past - as in, forgiveness-, with all we felt we did wrong, we aspire to utilize our body, mind, and speech - acts, thoughts, words - to help others step out of their past, too, into the joy of a new life."

Oct 3, 2021

Coming Here & Coming to Yourself
Liberation in the Moment
Saying For Today: "You can let go of the past, thinking you are letting go of the past. Then, you discover there was no past to let go of."

Oct 2, 2021

Sitting without Success or Failure

Oct 1, 2021

A Time For Grace
Always More!
Saying For Today: "If you can begin with this one moment, you can learn how to enjoy the taste of life for life."

Sep 30, 2021

Meetings of Strangeness
Strangeness & Intimacy
Saying For Today: "What we really want from others is not to unveil their strangeness but to meet it, enter it in the same union in which our strangeness is entered by the other."

Sep 28, 2021

The Original Face
A Return to Innocence
Saying For Today: "The spiritual path often begins for us when we find unbearable living with this false, facile identity. A longing ripens - that we are not longs to know that it is."

Sep 27, 2021

Stepping into the Bright Darkness
When Only Walking Happens
Saying For Today: "We are led in what we cannot understand. We come to enjoy understanding that we cannot understand. In this non-understanding, sublime intimacy arises."

Sep 26, 2021

The Way Out of Right Versus Wrong
Transforming Passions
Saying For Today: "Clinging to being right or not-right... the fruit of either is sufffering for others and yourself."

Sep 24, 2021

A Radiant Hiddenness
Seeing Nothing More Than A Something
Saying For Today: "Silence becomes a confession of the Ineffable. But can we remain quiet, tolerating the power and purity of the pure seeing, before we try to pull it out of its silence into words? Can we respect truth that much?"

Sep 22, 2021

Knowing the Ocean by the Ocean
A Positively Humiliating Realization

Sep 20, 2021

Time Running off the Skin
Dropping into Silence

Sep 20, 2021

Bloody Fingers & Truth & Untruth
Truth Liberating
Saying For Today: "We honor our ancestors by continuing the search into truth, even as we hope those after us will do the same, when we are gone. Truth is not a stopping place, it is an endless journey. Truth keeps showing more of itself. "

Sep 17, 2021

Lessons Learned from Banana Leaves
Openness & Spiritual Growth
Saying For Today: "We became like the sky, effortlessly open. One cannot separate the sky from openness; we did not just become open, we became openness."

Sep 13, 2021

Dharma Doors Opening Everywhere No. 2
Spontaneous Means to Insight
Saying For Today: "A rock can become a Dharma Door, if we will look at and listen to the rock. Sages, human and non-human, are all about us."

Sep 9, 2021

Dharma Doors Opening Everywhere No. 1
Intentional Means to Insight
Saying For Today: "Wisdom always comes as a gift. But we can create conditions for understanding to arise. Through the walk, the Door opened."

Sep 6, 2021

The Wisdom in the Mud
Silence and Transformations of Perception
Saying For Today: "When we value truth above all lesser loyalties, truth will reveal itself."

Sep 5, 2021

Truth... most mysterious & most obvious
Seeing the ass you ride upon
Saying For Today: "We see we had not seen what is most obvious, most near, and most accessable to all who aspire truth above untruth."

Sep 4, 2021

Welcoming in the Truth
Celebrating Truth Embodied
Saying For Today: "Truth comes to us with its own authority. Truth witnesses to itself; it depends on nothing or no one to validate it. We feel and live into this truth; as we do, it manifests its singular, inherent beauty and worth."

Sep 3, 2021

Falling into the Light
Exhausted into Awakening
Saying For Today: "Refusing to fall into the Light takes a lot of energy. Not surrendering is essential to surrender, so surrender not to surrendering is essential."

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