We were so thrilled to have Red Turtle at One World last week! As always, he was wise, funny, and inspiring. He brought with him several friends who drummed and sang – what great music! Our favorite moment came at the end, when Red Turtle invited our kids to come up and join him on
Happy New Year! We at One World hope your holiday was peaceful and happy. Last Sunday we celebrated our Burning Bowl service, a wonderful ritual of release, surrender and renewal. Many faith traditions include the image of a journey– the Buddha leaves his home and family and travels the roads for six years seeking, and
My last blog of 2017! Where to start? For me as for many, New Year’s is a time to reflect on the closing year, evaluate what I could have done differently, release what no longer serves me, and commit to practices that help me on my path. What lessons have I learned this past year?
I love the fact that we have a national holiday dedicated to thankfulness. I appreciate that the Thanksgiving holiday is tied to our early history, but doesn’t it also remind us to be generally thankful? I don’t know about you, but I appreciate the reminder. Having said that, this particular Thanksgiving season has been more challenging than many. In
What is the foundation of your gratitude? Maintaining an energy of gratitude always enriches our lives, and we have at our fingertips many practices that help us do that. However, this week I was struck with the truth that there is so much more to it! As I considered this topic, I couldn’t get away
Poet and philosopher Mark Nepo writes “the simplest and deepest way to make who we are at one with the world is through the kinship of gratitude. Nothing brings the worlds of spirit and earth together more quickly.” What is he saying here? I believe that he is showing us a path toward connection, peace,