Tag Archive: spirituality

A Seed grows into a Tree

“In the beginning, how small is the seed, yet in the end it is a mighty tree. Look ye not upon the seed, look ye upon the tree, and its blossoms and its leaves… Continue reading

The Secret Beach

Tucked away in a secluded cove is a little patch of sandy strip I call my Secret Beach. I come here to sit a while. This is where I release all agitation and pry away the… Continue reading

Life’s Lessons

“To learn and not to do is really not to learn. To know and not to act is really not to know.” ~ Stephen R. Covey Three years ago I was diagnosed with breast… Continue reading

A Pilgrimage

 “I have been bent and broken, but – I hope – into a better shape.” ~ Charles Dickens, Great Expectations It was a summer of beautiful, pleasant days spent by the sea and… Continue reading

World Peace – A Housewife’s Perspective

“Let your vision be world-embracing and not confined to thine own self…. The earth is but one country and mankind its citizens.” ~ Bahá’u’lláh (1817-1892) For as long as I could remember, I… Continue reading

Today is a Gift

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was “Thank you”, that would suffice ~Meister Eckhart (1260 – 1328) To be given this day to see, to love, to learn, to grow.… Continue reading

The Rest of your Story

Your story may not have such a happy beginning, but that does not make you who you are. It is the rest of your story. Who you choose to be. ~ Kung Fu… Continue reading

The Simple Life

Spring comes quietly and tentatively to Finland. Not given to much fuss and ado, and perhaps just a tad like the good, silent folk of Finland, Spring is shy and hesitantly unfolds itself in these parts in… Continue reading

The Talisman

I will give you a talisman. Whenever you are in doubt or when the self becomes too much with you, apply the following test: Recall the face of the poorest and weakest man… Continue reading

I see You

Every child needs to see someone’s eyes light up in recognition, with a look which says, “I see you, and you matter to me.”   At some point, almost every child, youth and adult… Continue reading