Tag Archives: vacation

FMM 4 14 17 It Coulda Worse!

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.”~Denis Waitley. They say travel broadens the mind.  There is something about experiencing a place, a people and a culture far different to the one you are familiar with that helps to open […]

FMM 4 29 16 Gained in Translation

“Mother Nature is always speaking.  She speaks in a language understood within the peaceful mind of the sincere observer.”~Radhanath Swami.  Language is a wonderful thing.  It provides words which represent complex thoughts, symbols that identify objects and people, and allows us to express emotions and needs.  All over the globe, individual tribes of prehistoric people […]

FMM 11 21 14 Spiritual Whiplash

  “Flow with whatever may happen and let your mind be free.  Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing.  This is the ultimate.”~ Zhuangzi Going on vacation can be a big problem.  There are those who have a really hard time transitioning from their normal hectic routine to the lesser demands of recreation.  The […]

FMM 7 27 12: To be a Pilgrim

Good Friday Morning Family! This morning I am blessed to be writing this message from the beautiful island of Jamaica, listening to the early morning calls of the birds up in the mountains. It seems only fitting that I borrow some of my father’s words (the Rev. Pearce Jones, for any readers who may not […]