The Long Winter’s Nap Meditation
The Long Winter’s Nap
When the days get shorter and the nights get long, do you find yourself turning inward? To Hide away. Hibernate. Seeking Rest - Calming, Deep Relaxing Sleep. The Long Winter’s Nap.
There are times, when we all need stillness. We need to find Silence. We need to separate from the rhythm of our daily lives and find peace. Winter is upon us. Curl up in your cozy spot. Be warm and safe, waiting for the long night to end and the light to return. Unhurried, snug, sheltered away…
The Discipline of Gratitude Meditation
The Discipline of Gratitude
Thank you. It’s that simple.
Thank you for taking a moment from your busy day.
Thank you for noticing.
Thank you for caring.
Gratitude, thankfulness, gratefulness - we feel it when we receive kindness of others - in whatever form: gifts, help, favors, or generosity of spirit. And that moment of gratitude cascades
into more and more positive emotions. Gratitude helps us to relish our experiences and to truly savor the moment.
On the path to self realization, in ou…
Today, we'd like to share a gratitude meditation, a way to reconnect to the happiness within.
So for a short while, let's just take some time to relax into the blessings of the season. And with this guided meditation, we bring forth gratitude. And we're going to put all our attention on what we have to be thankful for that a deeper level, time to reconnect to the happiness that is literally a part of our inherent nature. The truth is, gratitude is a natural thing for most of us in this autumn s…
Today, we bring you our Winter Meditation of finding peace in storms. Winter is just a beautiful time of togetherness and tradition for many of us. But for others, it can also be a time of difficulty and deep loneliness.
And of course, the days are shorter, the weather is moody, and things are less bright, kind of drab during the winter months. Now this meditation today is about finding peace, and difficult or even trying times. The reality is that it is not just winter that brings difficulty o…
Loving Kindness Meditation
|Self-Oriented Loving-Kindness Phrases|
|1. May I be strong.
2. May I have the power to accept and forgive.
3. May I live and die in peace.
4. May I be safe.
5. May I love and appreciate others boundlessly.
|Loving-Kindness Meditation Phrases for Others|
|1. May you be safe.
2. May you live long.
3. May you achieve what you want and deserve in life.
4. May you have the power to accept your anger and sadness.
5. May you be healthy and happy always.
Recipe: Beef Tagine
2 lbs. of Beef (cubed)
Fresh figs (@4)
1 sweet onion sliced
4 to 6 shallots or Pearl onions (whole - or cut in half)
4 Mediterranean green squash (or zucchini) sliced lengthwise
2 Medium tomatoes; chopped
1 cup Cilantro and Parsley; finely chopped
2 Garlic Cloves, minced
2 TBSP Argan Oil and 2 TBSP Vegetable Oil (up to 2/3 cup of oil)
2 Heaping TBSP Ras El Hanout Spice Blend Salt to taste
(we recommend Malha Heeya - Primordial Mineral Salt)
Gently warm up your cooking tagine on low …