Sparks of life

Waking up in the morning
I vow with all beings
to be ready for sparks of the Dharma
from flowers or children or birds.

Daily joy

‘Joy comes from touching things that are refreshing and beautiful, within and outside of ourselves.’

Crafting moments of tranquility

It means taking the time to deliberately ‘craft’ an experience of inner tranquility, to rest in the present noticing a moment of beauty.

Finding balance

‘Let tiny drops of stillness fall gently through your day.’

Just for now

‘Just for Now, without asking how, let yourself sink into stillness.’

The wisdom of not knowing

 The wisdom of not knowing lies in the humility of accepting that we don’t have all the answers and can’t single-handedly solve complex problems.

Back to basics

  For the past few months, I have gone back to focusing on counting the breath during my meditation, which is a form of meditation I probably first learnt more than thirty years ago. For this practice, the focus is on the breath out, and to help with concentration, I count a slow, silent ‘one’, […]