Meditation on Becoming a Passer of Peace

What's one of your favorite words?  One I especially adore, and have a tat of, is "shalom".  While this Hebrew word is typically translated "peace", it also means wholeness, unity, and harmony.  It's basically shorthand for "everything as it should be".  Powerful stuff.  Along those lines, I recall in seminary talking about the collective shalom brought by … Continue reading Meditation on Becoming a Passer of Peace

Meditation on Cultivating Equanimity in the Face of Life’s Ups & Downs: Gaining a Deeper Bliss

Love is the deeper energy and glue of life.  It's the Ocean we all swim in.  Think about it, planets rotate around stars, moons are drawn to planets, animals gather in packs, cells join together to make organisms, humans form families and communities, and so on.  Reality is a team sport wherein everything gives of … Continue reading Meditation on Cultivating Equanimity in the Face of Life’s Ups & Downs: Gaining a Deeper Bliss