Tea with Lao Tzu*

I invite Lao Tzu to teaon a quilt spread in anopen glen by a river He accepts and sitscross-legged facing mewe both nod our greetings “What can you teach me, Lao Tzu?”“Be quiet in stillness.”I pour tea into his tiny cup “My mind wanders so.How can I learn stillness?”“Meditate.”I fill my teacup as well “I … More Tea with Lao Tzu*

Emotional Waters

Emotions, like water take many forms we may bottle our feelings or let them flow like a river They can suddenly come crashing against the rock of selfishness or ripple in widening circles when a pebble of understanding is invited into the smooth surface Our emotions can rush off a tall cliff splashing into deep … More Emotional Waters