soul self

When the world knocks you about and you feel as though you’re living in a foreign land, come home to your soul self.  It is always there, waiting for you.  You will recognize it as the place inside of you that is safe, familiar, and always sane. We all have this place . … Continue reading

Inspiring Quotes by Coretta Scott King

Coretta Scott King Quote

Women, if the soul of the nation is to be saved, I believe that you must become its soul.”  Coretta Scott King It’s always been said that behind every great man is an extraordinary woman. This was even more true at the time Martin Luther King, Jr. and his wife Coretta … Continue reading


Tara Brach quote

It’s not surprising to me that so many people love quotes and holiday quotes are a perfect way to share the season. The very best quotes hold a gem of truth that when reflected upon shines a light upon our path and nourishes our soul. Wisdom is simple. Truth is clear. We feel it. It … Continue reading

Why Do We Make Life So Complicated?

William James Quote

  Most of us live and act as if life is a complicated nightmare, a giant puzzle that is up to us to figure out.  I must confess that I enjoy the puzzling, wondering, figuring, learning of it all in my peaceful moments. I do not, however, enjoy the confusion, pain, anxiety and fear … Continue reading

The Willingness to Face Our Pain

  “Retreating into yourself to find purpose can be like straddling a dock and a boat that is moving away. We are pulled in opposite directions by the intense desire of the mind for human involvement and the equally intense need of the soul for its own company. In the … Continue reading

“Wild Geese” by Mary Oliver

The above image is from: Quotes By Women   Mary Oliver was born in 1935 in Ohio. As a young poet she was influenced by Edna St. Vincent Mallay and has received much critical acclaim over the years. “Known for its clear and poignant observations and evocative use of the natural … Continue reading

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