It’s Never Too Late

by Aranka Urban

It’s sometimes the smallest of events that make the biggest difference. Every day we take actions that are seemingly mundane or casual, with no expectation that something great will emerge. But that’s precisely when it sometimes does. And that’s when our minds and hearts soar beyond the assumptions of life and who we thought we were. In truth, we just have no idea what we’re capable of until we try. […] Read more »

Playing with Fire

child dancing

“Only love, only love, only love,  how many times must I tell you before you jump into the fire!”    Rumi I have loved these words from the brilliant soul of the great Sufi poet. To me, they are a clarion call to abandon, to leap with faith and give all of yourself to Divine love – no matter what! Love is only frightening before you leap. Living this side of the […] Read more »

Spacewalk

budding flower

Ahhhh. Mmmmm. Deeeelicious! The sun beamed into my heart, the soft breeze brushed my face, the birds made music, and my half-smile of gratitude found its permanent home on my lips. In that moment, nothing could have satisfied my soul more than this first evening walk in the welcoming spring air. No shivers, no bracing against the biting wind, no contracting from the cold; for the first time in months I felt as though I had the freedom to breathe. Winter doesn’t sit well in my bones, so spring […] Read more »