stars wrapped in skin

Today is the Feast of Candlemas,
which echoes themes found in many traditions around this time –
new life, the first budding of plants, the return of the sun –
light and warmth at the halfway point between the winter and the spring solstices.

We need constant reminders of the presence of light.

We are stars wrapped in skin,

The light you are seeking has always been within.

 


Quote: Rumi

thank you, Karl Duffy @ Mindfulbalance

Like the sun

Awareness is like the sun. When it shines on things they are transformed.

 


Quote: Thich Nhat Hanh
Photo: unknown

The Rising Sun

When the sun rises, those who did not fear the night will be seen, still standing.


Quote and image taken from Steven Charleston

Shadows

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Turn your face to the sun, and the shadows fall behind you.


MAORI PROVERB
PHOTO BY DIRK SCHUMACHER

The heart stirs

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Find the thing that stirs your heart and make room for it. Life is about the development of self to the point of unbridled joy.  Sister Joan Chittister