December 2015

“I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.”
JB Priestly

November 2015

“When I embrace my wounds and allow them to heal…
I have no impulse to injure you.
When I understand my desire to be lifted up…
I refuse to tear you down.
When I think rightly about myself…
I need not make you wrong.
And when my cry for love opens my own heart’s doors…
I no longer close you out.”
Dr Roger W. Teel

October 2015

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”
Anaïs Nin

September 2015

“It is mainly through the wounds in life that the Gods enter.”
James Hillman

August 2015

“Someday, after we have mastered the winds, the waves,  the tides, and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love.  Then for the second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.”
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

July 2015

“Soul enters life from below, through the cracks, finding an opening into life at the points where smooth functioning breaks down.”
Thomas Moore

June 2015

Mother Of Us All

Mother-of-us-all prays to free us
from our image of perfection
to which so much suffering clings.

When in the shadowy mind
we imagine ourselves imperfectly,
praying to be freed from gravity
by enlightenment, she refines our prayers.

Putting her arms around us
she bids us rest our head on her shoulder
whispering, Don’t you know
with all your fear and anger
all you are fit for is love.
Stephen Levine

May 2015
“Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.”
Kahlil Gibran,  The Prophet

April 2015

“Perhaps everything that frightens us is, in its deepest essence, something helpless that wants our love.”
Rainer Maria Rilke

March 2015

“So many of the parts of ourselves we have pushed away come up in grief.  That is why grief has this enormity of potential for healing”.
Stephen Levine, Meetings at The Edge

February 2015

“It’s not what we didn’t learn that hurts us.  It’s what we did learn that ain’t so”
Mark Twain

January 2015

“Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity, and change.”
Brene Brown