Month: March 2015

A Squirrel’s Wisdom

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, wihch transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is… Read more »

Tao Te Ching 81 48

Truthful words are not necessarily beautiful. Beautiful words are not necessarily true. Sages do not argue. Those who argue are not sages. Those who have true knowledge are different from those with book knowledge. Those who have book knowledge are not wise. – Chapter 81 In the pursuit of knowledge everyday something more is added…. Read more »


Do not search for the truth; only cease to cherish opinions. -Seng Ts’an

So I Say

So I Say, my soul to yours, pay attention to those things that lighten your heart, that feel right, that you know are parts of your truth, your path. Trust yourself above all. Never mind that it won’t always be easy. Just remember that because ultimately all things and all beings are connected through Great… Read more »

Psalms by Al

Happy birthday dad, this day – a day for saints, St. Patrick‘s day. Cheers to you both, to you all! Saints, sinners, all is one.


Thank you, God, for preparing me, for sustaining me, and for bringing me to this moment so that I can truly celebrate what is.

Sounding Outside

The more faithfully you listen to the voice within you, the better you will hear what is sounding outside. And only she who listens can speak. -Dag Hammarskjold


At length, after gaining the upper extreme of our guiding ridge, we found a good place to rest and prepare ourselves to scale the dangerous upper curves of the dome… Thus prepared, we stepped forth afresh, slowly groping our way through tangled lines of crevasses, crossing on snow bridges here and there after cautiously testing… Read more »