Daily Meditations

Buddhist Monk in Mountains

Timing

November 24, 2020

If we could untangle the mysteries of life and unravel the energies which run through the world; if we could evaluate correctly the significance of passing events; if we could…

Things happen

November 23, 2020

A healthy friend dies participating in a sport she loves. A husband works hard on his marriage only to come home one day and find his wife in bed with…

Letting Go of Confusion

November 22, 2020

Sometimes, the way is not clear. Our minds get clouded, confused. We aren’t certain what our next step should be, what it will look like, what direction we are headed.…

Let it be

November 21, 2020

Life is a series of letting go’s—an “infinite” series of letting go’s. All things in life are given us on loan. Stand face-to-face with life, learn to let go, and…

Living with Families

November 20, 2020

I was forty-six years old before I finally admitted to myself and someone else that my grandfather always managed to make me feel guilty, angry, and controlled. — ANONYMOUS We…

Know your limits

November 19, 2020

While it’s good to be compassionate, we can become overly compassionate, too. Don’t work so hard at not judging other people that you forget to pay attention to what you…

Taking Care of Ourselves

November 18, 2020

We cannot simultaneously set a boundary and take care of another person’s feelings. It’s impossible; the two acts contradict. What a tremendous asset to have compassion for others! How difficult…

Learn to deal with manipulations

November 17, 2020

Even if you understand and follow all of the rules for more effectively engaging manipulators, life with them is not likely to be easy. — George K. Simon Jr. Sometimes…

Surrender

November 16, 2020

Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.— STEP THREE OF AL-ANON Surrendering to a Power greater than…

Recognize manipulations

November 15, 2020

Herein lies an irony: the person who is trying to manipulate you views you as having greater strength or power than he or she does. — George H. Green and…