Did you know that some tulip flowers are officially named after someone or something? Examples include presidents, royalty or famous people. There are currently over 3,000 varieties of tulips and the Royal General Bulbgrowers Association in the Netherlands keeps careful track of all the new hybrids with the International Cultivar … Continue reading →
As a librarian and bibliophile, I especially resonate with the written word. I began studying meditation as Sri Chinmoy's student in 1985 and my spiritual strivings and creative expression are primarily a spirit of delight in the supernal beauty of God.
Fairies give joy: inner joy, outer joy. They give joy to sweet, innocent people through dreams. Sometimes, during meditation, they dance around. On a limited scale, they can fulfil wishes. They are always happy. Excerpt from Conversations With The Master by Sri Chinmoy We had arrived. First we came by … Continue reading →
The Olympics are an unprecedented, auspicious, glorious and precious Greece-vision. And what is this vision? This vision is nothing other than world-happiness. Happiness is love bubbling forth into the newness and fulness of true life, illumining life and fulfilling life.The Olympics tower above all man-made differences. They are infinitely bigger … Continue reading →
With the devastating earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, I feel drawn and compelled to acknowledge it here before I could think of writing about anything else. The Worldwide Humanitarian Service arm of the International Sri Chinmoy Centres, Oneness-Heart-Tears and Smiles, has often compassionately responded to countries in need … Continue reading →