Saturday, July 31
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Tag: Be Still

Daily Practice 2017.09.26 – What will you praise today?

Daily Practice 2017.09.26 – What will you praise today?

Meditation Today (and until September 30th), I will be sharing inspiration from our sibling publication, The BeZine. Our issue this month is a pre-quel to our big event, 100,000 Poets for Change - a worldwide event of local poets and artists coming together to share their creations on peace, sustainability, and social justice. We will be holding a virtual event at The BeZine. You can read more about it here. Today, I am offering the writing of Jamie Dedes. She offers a poem that is in conversation with Pablo Neruda's "Keeping Quiet." You can find both poems at The BeZine. let us now praise the peace after Pablo Neruda let us sit without movement, without words harmless not trampling the ant or butchering the steer neither selling nor buying no birthing, no dying ...
Being Still with Velma Frye

Being Still with Velma Frye

Photography, spiritual practice, Spirituality
Join me in listening to the beautiful chant by Velma Frye. It is a call to stillness. Rest. Sabbath. And a reminder that stillness often is associated with darkness. Imagine the seeds germinating in the darkest earth. Seemingly still, but so much creative energy stirring up unbeknownst to observation! But the stillness is what nurtures it. The darkness. The coldness. Be still. Be Still by Velma Frye Be still. Be still. Be still. Go deep into the silence of the night and robe yourself in darkness. See with the heart into the dark of the night. So silent the night. So dark the night. Be still. Be still. Be still. Be still. Be still. Be still. What will you do to create stillness in your life? How can you use darkness to create wholeness? Maybe you will join me in listening to Velma Frye's so...
Sabbath Saturday – Be Still and Know

Sabbath Saturday – Be Still and Know

Photography, Quote, spiritual practice, Spirituality
What are you planning that will bring you rest? A short meditation: Sit still and chant this on a note you feel comfortable singing or simply speak it. You can use the word God or your image for that which transcends as you wish during the chant. I am going to use the word Love.  Go through this slowly and meditatively, savoring each word, each syllable, each space between sounds. Shalom. ... Be still and know that I am Love. Be still and know that I am. Be still and know that I. Be still and know. Be still. Be. Om. Silence. Be. Rest. ... 8 Come, behold the works of the Lord; see what desolations he has brought on the earth. 9 He makes wars cease to the end of the earth; he breaks the bow, and shatters the spear; he burns the shields with fire. 10 “Be still, and know that I am God! I am ex...