A Welcome Pause...
Mindfulness, Meditation and Contemplation
This site is a resource to help connect more deeply to life through practical, meditative, and prayerful experiences. Learn from a verity of different secular, religious, and spiritual traditions. Explore the diversity of practices and develop your own contemplative rhythm.
A Blessing for the Journey
May your body find rest, your heart soften, and your spirit rise,
May you awaken to all your senses and notice the wonder of life,
May you be inspired to live in mindful contemplation,
May you find solidarity in the diversity of ancient traditions and contemporary movements,
May you discover the way that resonates with your being,
May you find others on this journey,
May you find sacred space.
"If there were a spiritual journey, it would be only a quarter-inch long, though many miles deep."
"Where ever you go, there you are."
"Seek to keep your life and you will lose it, lose your life and you will find it."
"When I let go of who I am, I become who I might be."
"Regard heaven as your father, earth as your mother, and all that lives as your brother and sister."
“He hides his vastness in the deepest dimension of our inner being.”
"Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation."
“There is nothing so much like God in all the universe as stillness.”