Posts from: Inner Peace

How to Manage after the Loss of a Spouse

How to Deal with Depression and Anxiety Resulting from the Loss of a Spouse How to Deal with Depression and Anxiety Resulting from the Loss of a Spouse By Jennifer Woodson At some point in our lives we all will lose someone who is important in our lives... (more...)

Mind of a Flower

Flower with a Mind   The Mind of a Flower By Jerry Dorsman How can we make a better connection with the world around us? Let us first consider what we are. As Gretel Ehrlich revealed in her book The Solace of Open Spaces: “Everything in nature... (more...)

Just Like Children Playing

Children Playing   Just Like Children Playing By Jerry Dorsman Consider the various symbols in our lives. They’re all around us. Throughout history, we humans have developed thousands of symbols. Admittedly, some of these hold special meaning... (more...)

Dancing in the Universe

I come out dancing   Dancing in the Universe By Jerry Dorsman Churned from swirling soot into this bright presence, I come out dancing. I pause momentarily and offer thanks to the universe itself. A part of all that’s gone before and forever a... (more...)

From Cosmic Dance to Inner Dance

Come and Enter the Cosmic Dance   From Cosmic Dance to Inner Dance: A Celebration By Jerry Dorsman Bang those drums. The particles are dancing. This universe of ours keeps changing, whirring, spinning in non-stop motion. With each passing instant,... (more...)

Practicing Detachment

Finding inner peace through detachment   Practicing Detachment by Jerry Dorsman (adapted from How to Achieve Peace of Mind) By letting go it all gets done The world is won by those who let it go But when you try and try The world is then beyond the... (more...)

Celebrating the Body

Celebrating as a Path to Inner Peace   Celebrating the Body by Bob Davis (excerpted from How to Achieve Peace of Mind) We ought to dance with rapture that we should be alive, and in the flesh, and part of the living, incarnate cosmos. —D. H.... (more...)

The Stop Technique: A Type of Meditation

Stopping in the moment can bring peacefulness   Starting to Stop by Jerry Dorsman (excerpted from How to Achieve Peace of Mind) All motion in this world has its origin in something that is not motion. —G.C. Lichtenberg We live our lives in continuous... (more...)

Walking Meditation for Peace of Mind

Walking Meditation   Walking Meditation for Peace of Mind by Bob Davis Many people are turned off by the prospect of meditation, because they think they must sit still in a chair or cross-legged on the floor in order to meditate. When they try... (more...)

Live Longer while Feeling Younger

Frank Cunningham on his 85th Birthday   Live Longer while Feeling Younger Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be… – Robert Browning When talking about life expectancy, we often hear phrases like: “It’s all in the genes.” Or “What’s... (more...)