21
Dec

Practicing Gratitude

Research shows that just a few minutes of feeling gratitude can calm the nervous system as it creates a resonant state in which the rhythms of the heart, breathing, blood pressure and brain are synchronized. Here is my prayer—what is yours? How I practice Gratitude: every day 20 minutes: people, places, experiences, guidance, god, higher self, objects, people, “Appreciate the value and contribution of one person in your life each ...

10
Jan

Butterflies: Compassion for Transformation

I was blessed with this poem and sweet message the day I sent to attend my first Agape Sacred Service meeting. For those of you who haven't heard of Agape's Sacred Service, they serve diverse communities within metropolitan Los Angeles both independently and in partnership with community-based organizations. Approximately four hundred Agape community members participate each year in projects providing both physical services such as painting and cleaning, ...