Transforming Emotions

Transforming Emotions

When something unpleasant comes up, we usually want to remove the external forces. This is of course necessary when it needs to be, but I find that unless it’s been transformed within us also, the effect won’t be long-lasting. And the best way to transform anything is...
Power and Grace

Power and Grace

Historically, “grace” had several meanings. In Christian religion context, it usually refers to the notion that God might grant us something unexpected, undeserved, to bless us or save us. In Buddhism, a similar state exists, known as flow or grace, where...
Thresholds and Liminality

Thresholds and Liminality

and the sky opens mouth wide of fireflies ~ Moonhold  A wise woman once said: When we can’t step away from our house, the simplest acts can carry great symbolic weight. We can open the windows for fresh air to circulate and take a new route by shifting the soul...