the wine of immortality

In Chinese mythology, Xi Wangmu is the goddess of immortality and the heavens. She grows a peach garden with peaches that grant immortality.


“Become drinkers of nectar – all of you – drinkers of the wine of immortality!

Tread the path of immortality, where no death exists and no disease.

When you feel power within yourself,

when new light dawns on you from within,

the more you can keep it concealed in utter calm and stillness,

the more it will grow in intensity.”


(Source: RICHARD LANNOY © Anandamayi, Her Life and Wisdom, Short Communications 5)


What do these words conjure up in you? Do you feel a deep stirring within from the time when humans were all connected to their immortal souls? What does it mean to live in the awareness of eternity, of immortality? How different would my life, my behavior be if I lived in this awareness? Would I take each step, speak each word as if it counted and would be felt by all beings everywhere forever? Can I leap now into the faith of the Great One that always knows its immortality and Eternal Presence?




a spiritual scientist


Become a spiritual scientist. The fundamental element of our psyche is the sense of “I”, also often called the Ego. Focus your whole being on this element. Where does it originate within your being? Be a spiritual scientist and focus the powerful beam of your Inner Awareness on the “I” feeling. When you perceive anything, or think anything, direct your focus on that “I” sense and follow it to where it originates as our first thought. Continue reading

The Greatest Present is Presence

Our wonderful friend and spiritual companion, the Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh, speaks beautifully about the greatest present of all: your living Presence.

Enjoy and Blessings on these special days!

Recorded at the Sounds True “Body and Mind are One” retreat in Colorado in the summer of 2011. There is something about Thich Nhat Hanh’s presence that just allows for an outpouring of mindfulness, love, kindness, and compassion.

On Mother’s Day

On Mother's Day

Sage Tree:

“Don’t forget about your Mama Gaia tomorrow.
Mother earth, the Super-ancient-great grandmother: who adopted and nurtured all of your ancestors, as droplets from the stars.
Dance with your little feet on her immense body, become one with her, sing through the networks of her children, one in gratitude.
She carries us to the rhythm of her steps through the galaxy. And in each season, she tells us stories of endurance, ever inspiring hope, rationless perseverance… and smiles at us, kisses us with blooms, the teeth of petals that nuzzle our awareness.
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i am learning how to be a flower


An amazing poem about the agenda of light for Humanity in this time ~

“There are so many songs waiting in the garden of your belly for permission to grow…”

“There is a universe in my body…”

“but i am learning how to be a flower…”

An original poem written & performed by Dominque Ashaheed :: poet, teacher, mama, international women’s slam poetry champion 2012, national slam poetry champion 2012

How this poem came to be, in the words of Katie Hess:

reposted from:

“I first saw Dominique perform at the Lohas Conference in 2012. Seeing her in person you get a full-on dose of her power. She has an other-worldly gift: when she speaks, the sound of her voice reaches down and grabs something so deep in your heart, you come undone.
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Composing Me Outside & In Today

Re-Posted from seeingM click for original post



This is the outer music that is composing me today:

With the hearing of it, I feel like the very particles of hardened light that I believe make up my body, find a beginning softening to their edges.  I close my eyes and listen to these external musical notes which then help bring my awareness to the place where they are actually being heard, past my ears to somewhere inside of me… somewhere wonderful and deep inside myself, inside this body.  Anything then outside this inner hearing begins to soften and fade away.

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B4PEACE: HUMANITY i Love YOU – Guerilla Gardener in South Central LA

PeaceI present to you the work of one man in South Central Los Angeles that has changed the world and who through his work is creating peace in his own backyard. His name is Ron Finley and his self-chosen title is A Guerilla Gardener. What he has done with his passion is to infuse his neighborhood and the people living there with the indomitable spirit of independence and freedom and living together in peace. His spirit has caught hold and now has a life of its own, stewarded by him and reaching out more and more, growing and thriving.

His TEDx Talk is 10:45 minutes · Filmed Feb 2013
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TO MY BROTHERS: Happy Women’s Day!

Today, the 8th of March, International Women’s Day,

is the day to honor Women! 

I, as most men in this culture, and indeed in many cultures around the planet, have been raised to see women as inferior in many ways. Seldom have the women’s unique strengths and abilities been brought to our consciousness. I was very fortunate to have attracted strong women to my side who have supported me to turn my back on the prevalent cultural conditioning of men regarding the female gender.

Dear Brothers, please take a look today at my post on Heart Wisdom in which I have listed some of the qualities of the Goddess Energy that all MEN are called to honor in order to bring about our healing at this threshold to the New Humanity. Continue reading

Living Love: Day 14 – Evolve, Create & Flow

Living LoveLove creates to evolve. To evolve, as far as I know, comes from the word ‘to unroll”, like if you have a leaf or a bud tightly rolled up, then it would unfold as it grows. So the potential of that leaf or of that flower unfolds and shows itself. This leads to the second part which says that ‘Love creates from what is’. Therefore if evolution is the opening up and the actualizing of our potential then it is the force of love that allows us to open up. It creates from what is, because it is unfolding and showing what is already there.
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My Gift to the wonderful bloggers who have honored Heartflow is


This award has very simple rules:

1) Upon receipt of this award, you are to take a mental vacation for five minutes. Gaze off into space, look out of the window, have yourself a wonderful day dream.
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