Friday, February 15, 2013
Our Heart As A Garden
This morning as I was reading, I came across this profound sentence..."In the garden of my heart, the seeds of peace bloom beautifully." Thich Nhat Hanh..
These words suddenly took on a very deep meaning for me, it is my goal, my desire, that my heart, under all circumstances, no matter how trivial, that my hearts garden be tended in such a way that peace grows stronger than any indignation, any bit of anger, any bit of feeling slighted, or insulted. That within me, that heart garden is tended with the same loving devotion I care for my rose garden, or my vegetable garden. That all around me see what I value in life, peace and compassion.
It is a silent sort of morning, sitting next to the wood stove in my rocker, watching the birds outside my windo...