A Story of Allegory … a different picture

Once there was a man who had reached the middle of his life. He decided it was time to contemplate his worth and re-evaluate his direction. So, leaving his friends, his family and most of his earthly possessions behind him he trod off into the woods where he could think undisturbed. When he entered theContinue reading “A Story of Allegory … a different picture”

The Silent Language of the Heart

The heart has its own language, it’s a silent language of devotion, compassion, kindness and trust. In our Zen and Yoga path we have many, many practices to work with this energy center, the space of the heart, and so I used to teach these over a few classes or workshops. Our yogic practices helpContinue reading “The Silent Language of the Heart”

Freeing Our-self to be Human

Freeing ourselves to be human is a way of opening up to true compassion, and a way of living with a kind, pure heart: a little bit of the Zen of living simply . . . but which adds up to a totality. This is healing, and the healing comes in the acceptance that theContinue reading “Freeing Our-self to be Human”

Models of Hope : Sustainability, The Growing Movement | Digital eBook by Susan Ni Rahilly with Rose Mason, The Kindest Revolution

  Models of Hope is a book about just that: hope. Humanity is facing colossal challenges and it can be difficult to see a positive road ahead, but there is one. Hope remains despite adversity, and we can find it in the form of sustainability. There are 4 traditional pillars of sustainability; human, social, economicContinue reading “Models of Hope : Sustainability, The Growing Movement | Digital eBook by Susan Ni Rahilly with Rose Mason, The Kindest Revolution”

Zen of Inspiration and a Heart-based Way to our Future

We’re all suffering from being terribly practical—that’s what we’re taught to be from an early age. We’re encouraged to be, all the time: open the newspaper and what does it say? Watch TV and what does it tell us? The prevalent message is “…we all ought to be more practical”. So, of course, when weContinue reading “Zen of Inspiration and a Heart-based Way to our Future”

Zen of Evolving into Happiness

The world is changing and it’s changing fast, it’s going through a profound process. We can see it happening all around: open a newspaper, talk to someone, talk to anyone and they’ll all tell you things they once found were sure and certain in their lives are no longer such stable factors. Ideas, beliefs, opinionsContinue reading “Zen of Evolving into Happiness”

Zen of Reaching the Emotional Maturity to Say : “this is our destiny” …

You know those signs we see in retail shops and supermarkets: “The impossible we can do now, miracles take a little longer …”? Yes, it’s funny but there is an element of truth in the sentiment. The idea of course being that the impossible does sometimes require a great deal from us but somehow orContinue reading “Zen of Reaching the Emotional Maturity to Say : “this is our destiny” …”

Finding “Golden-ness” Every Day With Zen

Harmonising, simplicity and daily ordering In living with Zen, and with a regular practice, we’re acknowledging and respecting our innate Buddha mind, our individual Buddha hearts and of course our own Buddha nature. So the essence of our life becomes in regularly placing ourselves in a silent, simple place of harmonising with humanity.    Continue reading “Finding “Golden-ness” Every Day With Zen”

Sweet Healing Revolution

The sweetness of your Soul flowing freely through your life is as simple as allowing self-acceptance into yourself and your life. “Simple, quite difficult for many of us, but bringing a sweet revolution.”—Susan       Ancient Steps to Sweet Flow of Soul I call the healing we get from Zen and Yoga practices andContinue reading “Sweet Healing Revolution”

Zen Loves You

Zenity is my term for Sanity by Zen—it might be the sanest thing in an insane world! I also say it’s for broken people living meaningless lives. Zen has always accepted that Humanity has a heartbreak. We’re all broken to some degree—mainly broken in our hearts: and Zen gives deep healing ways and joy forContinue reading “Zen Loves You”