HOW TO START YOUR DAY

We have plenty of quotes on a balanced life floating around our collective conscious. A quick Google search reveals entire lists of inspiration for those of us seeking moderation and peace. Technology can be a lovely thing. We can connect instantly with thousands of like minded people. It’s a great time to be alive. But […]

THE KINGDOM IS WITHIN

Jesus said, “If your leaders say to you, ‘Look, the Kingdom of Heaven is in the sky,’ then the birds of the sky will precede you. If they say to you, ‘It is in the sea,’ then the fish will precede you. Rather, the Kingdom of Heaven is inside you and outside you. When you […]

MAKING LENT ENJOYABLE

FIRST THINGS FIRST Just smile. It sounds like some new wave “positive vibes only” head trip but it’s not. Your body releases three different hormones when you smile- dopamine, endorphins and serotonin. You don’t need a PhD to know that these chemicals send signals to your body that you’re happy which, in fact makes you […]

PRAYER TO REMAIN CHASTE

“Lord, inflame our hearts and our inmost beings with the fire of Your Holy Spirit, that we may serve You with chaste bodies and pure minds. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.” -St Gregory(?) Now, please understand, desire is a natural phenomenon. Lust is a part of the human condition. We recognize beauty. We recognize pleasure […]

CALM COMES FROM WITHIN

Staying calm amidst the turmoil of our daily lives is almost a sort of super power. We’ve all came across those people who possess the ability to stay calm no matter what is happening in their lives. It’s a very beautiful quality to have. Fortunately, it’s also one that any of us can develop with […]

BASIC SPIRITUAL PRACTICE

This is for the beginners. The people who are new to the path of spiritual awakening. I cover the basics of prayer and mindfulness meditation; how a daily morning practice in both disciplines can really ground our day and benefit self and society. We all started somewhere right. So if you’re fresh into the journey […]

TREE OF LIFE PRAYER

MY MORNING RITUAL A righteous person is one who submits to the Will of G-D. That is why I set aside the first moments of everyday for devotion. Giving gratitude for the air in my lungs helps me grasp where I’m at in life. living and breathing. With that in mind I set my intentions […]