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June 2017
Day 20: Ordinary Perfection

Day 20: Ordinary Perfection

"To recognize the perfection of 'things as they are' is a radical opening of the heart, an awe of the sacred wholeness that underlies all things. It is always here, and we can awaken to it in any situation." ~ Jack Kornfield, After the Ecstasy, the Laundry
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Day 18: Gate of Oneness

Day 18: Gate of Oneness

"In awakening, our whole sense of identity shifts. We let go of our small sense of self and enter the unbounded consciousness out of which we come." - Jack Kornfield | After the Ecstasy, the Laundry
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Day 16: Gate of Sorrow

Day 16: Gate of Sorrow

"When we open the heart through the gate of sorrow, we sense how pain and dissatisfaction are woven into the fabric of experience. In the midst of pleasure, we are anxious about when it will end. In the midst of possession, we worry about loss. … When we honor the gate of suffering, what arises is the wondrous power of compassion." ~ Jack Kornfield, After the Ecstasy, the Laundry
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Day 14: Gates of Awakening

Day 14: Gates of Awakening

We are all on the path of the awakening heart... Far from abstract concepts and theoretical musings, what is right in front of you offers the opportunity for you to engage with life directly.
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Day 12: Inner Fire

Day 12: Inner Fire

Inner fire: It is the feeling of being fully alive. Unstoppable. Blessed. Destined. It is an inner knowing. Faith raised to the level of unquestioned trust and belief.
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Day 19: Gate of the Eternal Present

Day 19: Gate of the Eternal Present

"We need to remember that where we are going is here, that any practice is simply a means to open our heart to what is in front of us. Where we already are is the path and the goal." ~ Jack Kornfield, After the Ecstasy, the Laundry
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Day 17: Gate of Emptiness

Day 17: Gate of Emptiness

"The gate of emptiness can reveal itself whether in solitude or in the sacred presence of another, in deep meditation or in the mountains. Attentive to this mystery, the heart can open to directly experience the emptiness which gives birth to all things." ~ Jack Kornfield, After the Ecstasy, the Laundry
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Day 15: The Painful Truth

Day 15: The Painful Truth

It is a good question and yet we are remiss—and perhaps naive—If we ignore our sorrow and sadness. We live in a world held together by the tension between opposites.
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Day 13: Seeking Truth

Day 13: Seeking Truth

Spend some time contemplating the question, "Who am I?" Roll it around in your brain like a Zen koan. The goal is not to come up with an intellectual answer. Rather it is to hold this question in awareness.
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Day 11: Forgiveness

Day 11: Forgiveness

To proceed on the path, forgiveness is not optional.
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