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Testimony Tuesday: Everything is awful!

Testimony Tuesday: Everything is awful!

spiritual growth, spiritual practice, Spirituality, story
I finally thought of an appropriate name for Tuesdays. It is Testimony Tuesdays! A time to share stories or really whatever is moving. Testimony has evolved from the Latin root of "witness" to its current meaning of presenting truth. And yet we know that it doesn't present truth in any form as we watch youtube videos extolling the virtues of some obscure vinegar purge or testimonies attesting to the rightness of whiteness *yuck.* Testimony has lost its virtue. As I type that, I wonder why even use the name above and beyond alliteration? Maybe it is time to reclaim it? To approach TRUTH with a lower-case "t" rather than to bring it trying to proclaim truth for all. In my tradition, witness was the testimony regarding spiritual matters. Well, we are all about spirit here! So, test...

Sunny Sunday: It’s All Downhill!

contemplation, Haiku, Photography, Poetry, spiritual practice, Spirituality
Where is your light today? What is inspiring you? Transforming you? What is allowing you to be love to the world? “Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it” ― Gautama Buddha ... rolling downhill exuberant joy bubbling authenticity laid in unity with joy foundation - loving kindness ... Peace Out! Terri ... © 2013, post, poem, and photos, Terri Stewart, All rights reserved
Mindful Monday – Peace Embraced

Mindful Monday – Peace Embraced

Haiku, peace, Photography, Poetry, spiritual practice, Spirituality
What are you noticing today? This week we will have a sub-theme of peace to honor the Poets Against War world-wide movement. ... "May peace rule the universe; may peace rule in kingdoms and empires; may peace rule in states and in the lands of the potentates; may peace rule in the house of friends and may peace also rule in the house of enemies" ― Virchand Raghavji Gandhi ... sitting on the edge leaning forward without fear embracing the world exhilarating joyfulness hatred unlearned, peace embraced ... ... For Mindful Monday - a moment of noticing and for Monday Mellow Yellow ... © 2013, post, poem, and photo, Terri Stewart #mindfulness #findingGod #BeguineAgain