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Journey 11:  Kindness is Contagious

Journey 11: Kindness is Contagious

  For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people. For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry. For beautiful hair, let a child run their fingers through it once a day. For poise, walk with

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Journey 10: Learning to Handle Changes

Journey 10: Learning to Handle Changes

Change is inevitable. Everything is constantly changing in this world and you cannot hold on to something that is always changing. You think that some things are solid like relationship, money, work but they are not -- they can change, and can be

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Journey 9: Living In A Present Moment

Journey 9: Living In A Present Moment

Eckhart Tolle said, “Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life.” In his book, “The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment”, he has beautifully explained how to live in this

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Journey 8: Making Peace with Your Family

Journey 8: Making Peace with Your Family

I came from a culture where family ties are very important. When I first moved to the United States, I was stunned to see how people are disconnected from their families and their roots. People don’t talk to their parents or their siblings for

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Journey 7: Understanding Your Emotions

Journey 7: Understanding Your Emotions

Buddha has said, “Pain is inevitable, but suffering is optional.” What he meant to say is that you can experience pain as is, and it will pass. But you will suffer if you resist the pain and want something else. Suffering comes from attachment.

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Journey 6: Surrender to Unconditional Love

Journey 6: Surrender to Unconditional Love

My Star Family says that there are two keys to contentment. One is forgiveness, and the other is unconditional love. I talked about forgiveness last week on Journey 5, so I am going to write about unconditional love. When you hear the word,

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Journey 5: Forgiveness is the Key to More Space in Your Heart

Journey 5: Forgiveness is the Key to More Space in Your Heart

Many of us are stuck in the past. We regret daily what we have done wrong or what we haven’t done. We feel guilty and cannot move forward from what had happened in the past. We are humans, and we are supposed to make mistakes. We cannot change the

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Journey 4: Taking Care of Yourself First So You Can Give

Journey 4: Taking Care of Yourself First So You Can Give

Buddha has taught that it is best to live between extremes. The middle way is the pass to enlightenment. I see two types of opposite tendencies people fall into in terms of giving and taking. One type would always give. They sacrifice themselves

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Journey 3: Finding a Safe Place to Recharge Your Spirit

Journey 3: Finding a Safe Place to Recharge Your Spirit

A wise person said, “we are spiritual beings, having a human experience.” I agree. We are here as a human on this earth because our soul (or god or oneness, whatever you want to call it) wanted to have experiences. At the soul level, we are one

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Journey 2: Love experienced is the only thing you can take with you when you leave the earth

Journey 2: Love experienced is the only thing you can take with you when you leave the earth

We come to the earth with nothing as a baby. Guess what? When we leave the earth, we cannot take anything with us either. Only thing we can take with us is the love experienced in this lifetime. One of my teachers used to say, when we are in death

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