The Weak overcomes the strong; the soft surpasses the hard. In all the world, there is no one who does not know this, but no one can master the practice. ~ A New Way of Thinking, A New Way of Being: Experiencing the Tao Te Ching by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer While the “original” text as… Continue reading The Tao Te Ching: Weak Overcomes Strong
So, I mentioned in my previous post that I’m currently working toward making a large pledge in my process of cultivating Dao. Well, I’m happy to say that I’m making progress! (Yay, me! lol) Thus far, I have memorized both primary and secondary parts of one ritual. (Only four more to go!) Thank goodness for… Continue reading Cultivating Dao: Progress!
Hello, again! This was the thought that went through my mind when I woke up this morning… lol We’re rolling with the punches, though, right? We’ve got this! Yesterday I mentioned re-accessing my priorities. When I spoke to Dh he said, “you’re still going to ‘meditation’, right?” See, twice a week I go to my… Continue reading The Importance of Self-Care
Have you ever had an experience that seemingly turned your entire life upside down? One that seemed to change the way you viewed the world itself? It may seem like an exaggeration, but that was what last weekend was for me. I am still in awe of the enormity of it all. Such revelations! Personally and… Continue reading Nurturing the Buddha Seed Within
“The road to becoming more spiritual is a messy one. A bumpy one. One full of roadblocks. But the journey is beautiful and the landscape is breathtaking.” ~ Ashley Strong, Deus Nexus The energy I feel around me is very heavy right now. In some ways, it feels almost stifling. This, I believe, is one… Continue reading The Bumpy Road: Our Spiritual Journey
Not too long ago, my family and I moved from rural Missouri to the suburbs of South Carolina. To say that it was a big change, would be an understatement. From a small town to of approximately 6,000 people to an area with a concentrated populace of 100s of thousands (at least). To be honest,… Continue reading Settling In With Change and Thriving
I just spent the past hour or so writing a new post. In a fraction of a second, I lost it. Just goes to show how unpracticed I am writing posts online and have forgotten one hard learned notion. ALWAYS copy your text before doing anything! That way, you’re able to paste it back into… Continue reading Transition: Starting At the Beginning
Autumn is upon us… Well, apparently, Missouri is a little late in getting the memo. The temps have remained consistent with summer. It is supposed to cool back down tomorrow, though, and become more “autumny”. (Thank all that is good!) Over the years, Autumn has become a time of great reflection and transformation for me,… Continue reading Autumn Blessings: Reflection and Transformation