Friday Reflections 04.09.2020

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. I read the chapter, “The Wisdom of the Spirit” in the the “Bezels of Wisdom” by Muhyi al-Din Ibn al-Arabi, translated by Ralph Austin (1980). In the chapter, Ibn al-Arabi discusses his views on the nature of religion, and how it is of two types. The discussion that follows is deep,…Read more Friday Reflections 04.09.2020

I Lift up my Eyes to the Mountains

I lift up my eyes to the mountains—    where does my help come from?My help comes from the Lord,    the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not let your foot slip—    he who watches over you will not slumber;indeed, he who watches over Israel    will neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord watches over you—   …Read more I Lift up my Eyes to the Mountains

Timelessness

By David Little Elk The Lakota expression "Mitakuye Oyas'in" means "we are all related". It also means that "the universe within each of us is interconnected as we are connected to universe around us". Lakota Society places focus on the present because the present thought patterns decide what will happen in the future. When one…Read more Timelessness

Friday Reflections 17.07.2020

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. In this week’s Friday Reflections I read from the Conference of the Birds by Shaykh Farid ud-Din Attar, reflecting on the story of the partridge and attachment to the things of this world. https://youtu.be/oNmpiBp-x2E

Mother’s Day Reflections

Happy Mother's Day! Reflections on the Divine Feminine in our religious and spiritual traditions. https://youtu.be/NLBOfg8rXIg