Practicing Loving Speech

The Fourth Mindfulness Training is concerned with practicing loving speech and deep listening. A practitioner commits to speaking from her or his heart with complete honesty, sincerity, and authenticity. In these days when we have an absence of loving speech from many political candidates and people in charge of hiding the truth of what happened […]

Love Lifts Me

When I think about the love I have for my children, love lifts me out of whatever unwholesome thoughts I may have in my mind. When I look down on China Beach in Point Lobos State Reserve just a few miles south of Carmel, California, love lifts me due to the white sands, blue-green sea […]

True Presence

What are the attributes of true presence? How do we learn to cultivate and activate them? Cheri Huber advises us that, Only presence gives us what our hearts long for. So simple, easy, beautiful and affordable! Costs us nothing; gives us everything. – Cheri Huber Her close friend, Ashwini Narayanan adds, With practice, it becomes […]

Love Is All Around

During the Holiday Season and the time of the Winter Solstice, we need to be assured that love is all around. Take a look at the couple in the photograph below. Love is all around them as the look out across San Francisco Bay on a beautiful October evening, being aware of only each other, […]

Compassion and Love

Merry Christmas These words of wisdom from the Dalai Lama are about compassion and love. They are perfect words to contemplate as you open your gifts of luxury. Contemplating compassion for all beings is an important aspect of Peace on Earth, Goodwill towards Men and Women. When you open your presents, please be aware of […]

Flow of Love Guided Meditation

This video is the flow of love guided meditation. This guided meditation, is about love, unconditional love, for your self, for others, for those who you wish to bring to your heart. It’s very simple. It’s for everyone. It should be done with your eyes closed, but if you don’t like it, enjoy the images. […]

Love By Nyanaponika Thera

Love By Venerable Nyanaponika Thera Love, without desire to possess, knowing well that in the ultimate sense there is no possession and no possessor: this is the highest love. Love, without speaking and thinking of “I”, knowing well that this so-called “I” is a mere delusion. Love, without selecting and excluding, knowing well that to […]

Planting Seeds Of Compassion

On Monday, I posted the Words of Wisdom chosen by Lama Surya Das in an article titled Acceptance, Joy, Peace And Love. The quote in that article was from Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, affectionately known as Thay by his followers. This quote is also from Thay and it came to me Wednesday morning from […]

Acceptance, Joy, Peace And Love

Dear Friends: This post is the 500th post on Meditation Practices For Healing and Well-Being! Thank your for your continued support. Jerome This week’s Words of Wisdom chosen by Lama Surya Das were spoken by my teacher, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Thay, as he is affectionately called by his followers, is constantly talking about being […]

Love Is A State Of Being

When I met Rajneesh many years ago, he gave me the name, Swami Deva Ninad, which means “Divine sound of the waterfall.” Many friends still call me, “Ninad.” Like the flowers in this quote from Osho, the water in the waterfall keeps on flowing, no matter who observes it. Love Is A State Of Being […]