The Phoenix Rising Out of the Ashes

  Recently I made a profound spiritual trip to Vernon, BC in Canada. Behind me in this photo is the Kalamalka Lake, which means the lake of many colors in American Indian. I was told that this was considered as one of the world’s top ten most beautiful lakes. One of the many things I’ve learned during this trip is that once the lesson learned …

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Let It Be and Let Go

These photos were taken last summer when I hiked on the Appalachian Trail. It was in the evening of a day when we had already hiked over ten miles in the rain. I had hoped that the rain would stop but it just kept going on and on. Toward the evening time it rained even harder with a big rainstorm. We ran out of water …

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The Magic Spoon

Every night before I go to bed I ask for inspirations, and I often get fresh ideas or realizations the next morning upon wakening. One morning I was in the process of waking up when the story of the magic spoon came to me. It was a story that my father used to tell us when we were very young. Once upon a time there …

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Sacred Spring of Infinite Love

It was a quiet morning. I was finishing up breakfast by myself. In the quietness I asked myself, what would it take for me to serve more people? Then I went back into the stillness to allow the answer to come to me. Suddenly it came, not from my mind but from deep within my heart, not as one sentence but as a realization that …

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Love Melody

Love brings me joy Love allows me to see Love opens up my heart Love sets me free Love is the essence That holds unity Love is the magic That nurtures intimacy Love is the fuel That burns my passion Love is the light That kindles compassion Love is tender That softens me Love is honey That makes me sweet Love whispers in the gentle …

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