Emotions and the Spiritual Journey

Years ago, when I first heard of being a spiritual person, my mind could conjure images of one who decided to take a vision quest of sorts, or a hippie-like relaxed state of mind and being or a wise guru who sat in a meditative pose.  I always saw it as being quiet and peaceful.  Well, let me tell you, there is another side.  It’s not just the anger aspect, at times its rage.  So I wanted to title this post, Rage and the Spiritual Journey – Getting REAL! But I wondered if people would dismiss it.  Often there is a lesson in what you dis – miss. Continue reading

The Power of Pondering

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I never used the word, ponder until a few years ago.  I mean, I was living such a fast paced life, I never had time to.  I was too busy reacting to life.  Now though, I love this word.  I also think of sophisticated images like Aristotle, Plato and Einstein.  They must have pondered. Continue reading

Being… spiritually grounded

Several years ago, I heard the word, “grounded.”  I immediately wanted to laugh since I associated this word with my teenage years and the occurrences of me being grounded – which did limit my freedom.  So when another asked me if I grounded myself daily, I hesitated.  What did this mean?  And how do you do this? Continue reading