Sunday Spirituality | . . one line zen poem: be happy . . Voice of Suzen

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Friday Tea-time . . . the zen tea destressing art – “working hard” | A Zen Story [Koan]

Friday tea time again this week, and time to take time out for our de-stressing tea-way ritual. Today I’m continuing the focus on guidance for your contemplation and the zen tea way . . .  I found this short animated zen story on the tale of the eager student and his martial arts Master, aContinue reading “Friday Tea-time . . . the zen tea destressing art – “working hard” | A Zen Story [Koan]”

zen of “If only” . . . you can change more things than you think

‘If only I had more time.’ ‘If only I had more control.’ If only I had more money’. . . If only the phrase ‘if only’ were banned! We might be feeling as if our choices are limited right now in our human destiny: that others control our destiny – and life is seemingly unfair.Continue reading “zen of “If only” . . . you can change more things than you think”

Tuesday Teachings – thrive | Prayer and Praying #1 : The Prayer of Forgiveness

When you think of “Thrive”, think of the seemingly small things that happened as you were birthed into this life: first you had to breathe, then you needed washing and the protection of warmth, then nurturing, fluids and sleep . . . and very, very significantly you needed your parent/s prayer for your survival andContinue reading “Tuesday Teachings – thrive | Prayer and Praying #1 : The Prayer of Forgiveness”

Monday Motivations | creative chaos a-la zen.vegan.thrive : My Message from Existence | A Story of Flow

    Today for Monday Motivation, I’m digging into my archives and giving you insight into one my inspirations and motivations from 2018! .   Message From Existence: A Story of Flow   Our stories are so important in understanding how we can have more meaning in the Life we have in our Day. InContinue reading “Monday Motivations | creative chaos a-la zen.vegan.thrive : My Message from Existence | A Story of Flow”

Sunday Spirituality | . . rivers of . . Voice of Suzen zen poetry

~ . . . Cycles of existence, life, flowing through us and our life cycles . . . . . . patterns of consciousness . . . awareness . . . growing and evolving in consciousness. . . . in practice time: watch water flowing with full focused concentration. . . . ask yourself: doesContinue reading “Sunday Spirituality | . . rivers of . . Voice of Suzen zen poetry”

Friday Tea-time . . . the zen tea destressing art – “maybe, maybe not” | A Zen Story [Koan]

Friday tea time again this week, and time to take time out for our de-stressing tea-way ritual. Today I’m continuing the focus on guidance for your contemplation and the zen tea way . . .  I found this short zen story on the tale of the Chinese farmer told by Alan Watts, most usually taughtContinue reading “Friday Tea-time . . . the zen tea destressing art – “maybe, maybe not” | A Zen Story [Koan]”

“Not-Xmas” – zen of seeking comfort in times of sadness

The zen of “not a . . . . christmas for all of us” | a religion, a family tradition, a way of life does not suit all of us and we may not have been born into a family that truly accepts us for the true being we are. I write mainly about myContinue reading ““Not-Xmas” – zen of seeking comfort in times of sadness”

Tuesday Teachings – thrive | Meditation #3 : Physicality . . . astonishing power and healing

The Astonishing Power of Meditation to Heal This is the third part in this series today [links to parts 1 and 2 are below] – and we’re focussing on physicality . . . it’s astonishing to know how profoundly Meditation has been healing us since Ancient times.   Physically, one of the ways Meditation healsContinue reading “Tuesday Teachings – thrive | Meditation #3 : Physicality . . . astonishing power and healing”

Monday Motivations | creative chaos a-la zen.vegan.thrive : Healing Power of My Inner Cosmos

Today for Monday Motivation, calmly working with the healing power available to us when we connect with our “Inner Cosmos” . This is a deeply healing yogic meditation taught to me by my teachers over 25 years ago – from the teachings passed down to them . . . experience of your “Inner Cosmos” willContinue reading “Monday Motivations | creative chaos a-la zen.vegan.thrive : Healing Power of My Inner Cosmos”