How To Reach Home…

Having never left the house you're asking for the way home. - Nisargadatta

seeking home

We all want to go back home. We're seeking the comfort, love and safety that only home can provide. We search everywhere, and we never stop looking. Unfortunately we'll never find what we're looking for, out there. The Truth (The Kingdom of God) can only ever be found within. We're already home but know it not. When will we stop looking? When will we be still and know?

How to be Fully Present…

To be aware of little, quiet things, you need to be quiet inside. A high degree of alertness is required. Be Still. Look. Listen. Be present. - Eckhart Tolle

presence

Presence is when we're fully here, completely occupying the moment called now. It requires our minds to be still, our breathing to be steady, and our focus to be spacious. We then become like the TV screen that allows any genre of movie to play on it without ever being affected by it. We allow life to fully flow through us, and like a boat on a river, we flow along with it, effortlessly and without struggle...

What Hurts The Most…

Sticks and bones might break my bones but words will never hurt me. - English Idiom

words hurt

Words hurt a lot more than 'sticks and bones'. And we are experts at using them as weapons against self and others. Why do words hurt so much? Why do they cause most of our suffering? What's it about us that renders us helpless when it comes to our own thoughts? Deep inside we know our thoughts are powerful but we seem to have no control over them. Where do they come from? What do they have to do with who we truly are?