Browsing All posts tagged under »open hands«

Living with Clenched Fists

April 21, 2012


I find within myself a growing uneasiness about the world I live in. Things are not adding up. We say one thing and do another. The systems and organizations that we create tend to destroy themselves, or act like destruction is their purpose in life. When I learn to go beyond just seeing (things on […]

Overview of Living with Open Hands

April 21, 2012


Living life with open hands is an outward expression of the inner work of  learning to live with an open heart, live with an open mind, and live with an open will… This opening up requires open eyes that see with the heart . . . a “Seeing” that goes beneath the surface of actions, […]

with open hands

November 19, 2008


Today, Thursday, May 1, is National Day of Prayer. Do you ever really think about prayer? When I do, it seems a rather selfish ritual that focuses on getting my needs and wants met. Or it is a ritual to appease our god? But when Paul says in 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18: “Be joyful always; pray […]

the healthiness of depression

May 13, 2006


Living with open hands by definition requires that we let go. As we grow and mature in life, the one major task at hand is to let go. Let go of the old and accept the new. Let go of the familiar and welcome the strange. Let go of self-centeredness and become other-centered. Let go […]