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The Power of a Single Point of Light.

Sep 14, 2013 Tara 0 Buddhism, Life and Living.

“Any patch of sunlight in a wood will show you something about the sun which you could never get from reading books on astronomy. These pure and spontaneous pleasures are ‘patches of Godlight’ in the woods of our experience.” ~ C.S. Lewis I have always believed that we might spend […]


If Kindness Were a River.

Sep 12, 2013 Tara 0 Buddhism, Poetry, Spirituality

“Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.” ~ George Sand If kindness were a river, how might it truly flow? Gently, over even the sharpest of rocks and until they are worn nearly smooth? […]


Through Our Human Hearts, This Universe is Born.

Sep 8, 2013 Tara 0 Buddhism, Featured Posts., Life and Living., Spirituality

“Through our eyes, the universe is perceiving itself. Through our ears, the universe is listening to its harmonies. We are the witnesses through which the universe becomes conscious of its glory, of its magnificence.” ~ Alan Wilson Watts Have you ever listened to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach? And, […]


Letting Go of Our Stories.

Sep 6, 2013 Tara 0 Buddhism, Spirituality

  “There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.” ― Mahatma Gandhi There is a Buddhist story, I very much love…about an older woman, left destitute with her two starving children. She had no shelter from the driving […]


Even At Our Lowest, We May Give.

Sep 3, 2013 Tara 0 Buddhism, Current Events, Featured Posts.

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.” ~ Charles Dickens Half of the 5,000 inmates at the maximum-security Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola are serving life sentences, and it is estimated that 85 percent of them will grow old and die there. For some […]

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