Posts tagged "holiday"

Where the Light Lives

As I find myself far away from home during this holiday season, it is in the awareness of the light that I find is the greatest gift of all. As my family and friends continue their individual traditions, whether it be a midnight mass at a Catholic Church, or lighting another candle on the Menora…... Read more »

Buddha Living in The Netherlands

I find a deep sense of sacredness when I return to The Netherlands. As this is my second journey this year, it is in a deep sense of mystery and curiousity that I find never ending Buddha Living here. Is it the people or is it the symbolism itself that in such a small country,... Read more »

Here and Now. A Sunrise in Ireland

It took a brilliant sunrise. It was a new light – one that I have never seen with such rich, deep colors. It was a new sunrise for me, and to be witness to this sunrise at it’s own level of light… from 37,000 feet high on an Aer Lingus wing… I felt the morning... Read more »
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Journal to Zen Living

Journal to Zen Living –  01 January, 2013. I went to the river early this morning. A promise I felt, that light would come. With my dogs by my side, camera in hand, and faith in my heart, I walked down the cold, dark path. I knew I would find light on this new day.... Read more »

Ice

Ice. Newly fallen snowflakes that froze. Photographed in infrared light. M. Malinowski
Ice. Frozen snowflakes that found their way to a forest and captured in infrared light. When you need to search within, there is no better place to see yourself than a forest in December with new fallen snowflakes. It is enlightening to the trained eye, and transcending to the spiritual who can see not what... Read more »

Living Christmas

You can formally educate yourself, practice your religion, read books on spirituality, listen to music, attend yoga classes, become a vegan… yet the entire universe goes away when you stand in front of a forest. This is where you will find peace. This is the living Christmas. In the spirit of the season and all... Read more »
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The Golden Carp

The Golden Carp. NIshikigoi, or Koi as they are known have been a part of a culture for centuries in Japan that honors the history and mystery behind this beloved fish. A symbol of determination, ambition and achievement, the legend speaks of the carp that struggled to swim up the Yellow River in China, fighting... Read more »