13 Jan 2007

Creating Heaven on Earth

Posted in Quotes for Thought, Regeneration, The Heart at 19:13 by Dr. Shue

I’ve been reading an inspiring little book called Seeking the Sacred: Leading a Spiritual Life in a Secular World. I was attracted to the book because it has essays by Romeo Dallaire and Stephen Lewis — 2 people I respect for their efforts to fight to make a difference to make the world a better place.

One of the essays in the book is by Martin Rutte (you may recognize his name as the co-author of Chicken Soup for the Soul). In it, he talks about a project he started called Project Heaven on Earth. I was impressed by his thoughts about what we can do to create our own Heaven on earth — and so much of what he says fits in with our recent conversations about positive heart coherence and influencing others around us just by being in a positive place ourselves. So let me share a few quotes from his essay (emphases added): Read the rest of this entry »

18 Oct 2005

Mind and Heart Connections

Posted in Quotes for Thought, Regeneration, The Heart at 21:52 by Dr. Shue

“Mind and heart are only different aspects of us.”

– Gary Zukav, The Dancing Wu Li Masters

In posts to come, I’ll be expanding more on the science and practice of learning to really Listen to our Heart.

When I came across this quote today, it seemed a good fit with what I wrote about in my post on Thinking About Spiritual Growth and I thought I would share it with you.