Welcome to wholehearted.blog!
Nothing gives me greater joy than inspiring and encouraging people. Hence this blog!
I wanted to create an online oasis, a space to come to revive your heart and soul with life-affirming articles, quotes, poems, comments and musings, all of which accord with the Buddhist philosophy of respecting the dignity of all life.
I particularly have women in mind, to help us come together to strengthen ourselves. I believe that our voices are called for at this time in human history to help bring about a new ethos on our planet that respects and supports life, instead of exploiting and destroying it. But of course, like-minded gentlemen are also most welcome!
As Pam Montgomery points out in her wonderful book, Plant Spirit Healing, one of the basic tenets of nature (a.k.a. life) is that of interconnected and and interdependent relationships.
She says, “When we try to do it all ourselves, we often fall short because this is not how nature is designed. Everything in nature is interdependent; nothing stands alone.”
I hope you enjoy the content you find here.
Life contains the capacity, like flames that reach toward heaven, to transform suffering and pain into the energy of value-creation, the light that illuminates the dark. Like the wind traversing vast spaces unhindered, life has the power to uproot and overturn all obstacles and difficulties. Like clear flowing water, it can wash away all stains… Read more
We don’t want to repeat past mistakes, we want a fresh start. But this fresh start can only come if we change our minds. We cannot just place a new life on top of old thinking. If we do not change our minds in some way, the old thinking will continue to win out, no… Read more
Sharing, openness, and turning suffering into joy are the core of human spirituality. ~ Herbie Hancock Photo by Marco Fedele (https://www.flickr.com/photos/marcofedele/) – https://www.flickr.com/photos/marcofedele/2743872635/, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5508891
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