Spiritual Nutrition

          Spiritual Nutrition: Six Foundations for Spiritual Life and the Awakening of Kundalini This recently added to my library.  And I’m glad I did. When we eat, can we feed the soul as well as the body? Can a diet have an impact on spirituality? Spiritual Nutrition empowers readers to develop personal dietsContinue reading “Spiritual Nutrition”

Energy Expenditure — Brain Food

This is a continuation of my previous post, Conservation of Energy. It seems facetious and obvious for me to state that you should spend your time on things that bring you more energy and avoid things that don’t. I’d like to explore this concept with you in more detail. It’s common to misidentify what we thinkContinue reading “Energy Expenditure — Brain Food”

Vitamin D and Immunity

Vitamin D has in recent times come under greater scrutiny for its role in immunity.    And it appears that the role has even greater connotations that previously thought. According to peer-reviewed published articles of US NAtional Library of MEdicine, without vitamin D we are at an increased risk of developing a host of infections whenContinue reading “Vitamin D and Immunity”

Today’s Daily Buddha

This is a saying from the Pali canon, upadhi dukkhassa mūlanti, which means “Attachment is the root of suffering.” So this is a genuine canonical quote. You’ll find it in this sutta, but translated by Thanissaro as “Acquisition is the root of stress.” His translations are rather idiosyncratic. In this translation of the same sutta it’s “acquisition is theContinue reading “Today’s Daily Buddha”

Let us be grateful

Gratitude is acknowledging what we are, where we are and the gifts we give and receive from the universe. Before the heart opens, we must surrender to our current situation, whatever it may be. We must accept that things are exactly the way they are meant to be right now. Everything is perfect, the universeContinue reading “Let us be grateful”