Tag: stillness

How Can We Stop the Mind-Chatter?

How Can the Mind-Chatter Phenomena be Stopped? Luke 9:58, Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.” This quote came to mind today as I was looking

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When Meditating My Mind Starts Up

Question: “I’m new in meditation and this is what’s going on with me. When I follow my breathing and I am successful in not thinking, and am only observing the flow of breath – it’s that one moment when I

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How Can I Find My True Heart?

How Can I Find My True Heart Center? Question: “The goal for me is to balance the emotional heart and mind in order to find the true heart center.” This is a great intention as a goal — however one

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Poem: Reflections on Nature

Poem: Reflections on Nature Bamboo stalks swaying song erupts from clacking leaves being one with wind. Recalling what one has seen the past stays alive inside. Has one ever seen a still bamboo in the wind refusing to sway? Human’s

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Tanka: Wavy Blue Cosmos

  Tanka: Wavy Blue Cosmos Wavy blue cosmos stars observing other stars sounds pass right through me. Right here the time doesn’t pass existence fills up senses. ~ Betsy ~ December 31, 2007

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