Category Archives: Heart Mind Matters

Caring for the Family of Man

“What the world needs is some do-give-a-damn pills.” ~ Dr. William Menninger Just as physical pain is necessary to protect us from harm, emotional pain is necessary to lead us to find and express our compassion and love for our … Continue reading

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All My Life is a Circle

Until last night, when I had a conversation with God about the true nature of life and the never ending nature of consciousness, I had forgotten about the song by Harry Chapin I had hanging on our kitchen wall. Incorporated … Continue reading

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We Don’t Die

I cannot deny events and facts, and since my wife died a little over two years ago, my experiences have been incredible. The first being a call from a former patient and mystic two days later saying she had a … Continue reading

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Where Are You?

“We are always on our guard against contagious diseases of the body, but we are exasperatingly careless when it comes to the even more dangerous collective diseases of the mind.” ~ Carl Jung Here is a simple test to see … Continue reading

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Express Yourself – The Key to Healing

There are many situations and circumstances in life which make us pessimistic. It might be easy to give up hope, particularly when others make discouraging comments. Let us always believe in the benevolence of our loving Creator. Let this belief … Continue reading

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On Being a Respant

I agree with Mark Twain who said that when you keep anger stored within you, it will eat away at you and destroy you. We know from studies that people who internalize their anger and try to please everyone are … Continue reading

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Love and Luaghter Hold Our Lives Together

“This proud picture of human grandeur is unfortunately an illusion only and is counterbalanced by the reality which is very different. In this reality, man is the slave and victim of the machines that have conquered space and time for … Continue reading

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Footsteps

Hi Everybody, In the words of Eknath Easwaran, spiritual teacher and author ~ “My grandmother, my spiritual teacher, used to tell me that the pain we associate with the great change called death arises from our innumerable selfish attachments. One … Continue reading

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Measure Me

Nobody has ever measured, even poets, how much the heart can hold. ~ Zelda Fitzgerald How do we take the measure of a person and know how big he or she really is? Is it from the tips of the … Continue reading

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Witness to Wisdom in Action

Let’s get down to some real lessons I have learned from the life experience of people in their nineties. When you ask ninety year olds for advice for other seniors, these are some of the answers I have heard: “Lie … Continue reading

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