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Randy Monk

We Are Not Alone

As we look with our physical eyes it appears that we are alone in the physical world. On the other hand, when we “look” with our feelings, with our heart, we “see” that we are not alone. I heard the following in a movie that I don’t recall…

The Art of Being an Observer

Going through life as a detached observer enables us to distance ourselves from stress and potentially dramatic situations, thus providing an unbiased observation, opening the way to viable solutions when necessary. The art of detached…

Turn It Over to a Higher Power

There is a higher power available to assist us with our problems and aspirations, enabling issues to be resolved and desires manifested, in harmony with the greater good. Trust is a powerful ingredient in this process, assisting us to…

Emotions – A Choice

Some human emotions can be intoxicating and detrimental to our wellbeing. When we are overcome with anger, it may feel good, like being high on a drug, and it can be addictive. On the other hand, our emotions can also be supportive,…

Holding Peace and Love In Our Hearts

As we carry love and peace in our heart, we experience love and peace in our world. The more we maintain a loving, peaceful presence, the more loving, peaceful people and situations we encounter. When we embody these feelings, we emit a…

Making A Difference

“When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.” ~ The 14th Dalai Lama (1935), Head Monk of the Gelugpa Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism…

Challenges Are Opportunities

Every challenge provides an opportunity for growth, and in some cases, a quantum leap. Many of us have a habit of looking at obstacles in life as bad things, and they can be when we look at them that way; on the other hand, when we look at…

We All Have A Purpose. What’s Yours?

Are you marching to your music or someone else’s? If you are marching to the beat of someone else’s drum, I recommend that you find your own beat. Did you know that the word vocation stems from the Latin word vocatio, meaning “summons”?…

The Frequency of Gratitude

A national holiday of Thanksgiving is observed in Canada on the second Monday in October, and in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November. Several countries around the world celebrate a similar holiday – a day set aside to be…