Tag Archives: Silence

A Blessed New Year!

Greetings Blogging Friends! Smallpebbles is holding a shiny small pebble reflecting images from India. Since returning to South India in October 2013, blogging has been on hold, but on this turning of the yearly calendar page, it seems appropriate to … Continue reading

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A Pause

Dear ONES – We are leaving for India and so want to take this opportunity to express our Gratitude and Heartfelt Appreciation  for all of you who have entered the smallpebbles gate. It may be awhile before the blog is up … Continue reading

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Rain of Grace

In my desert retreat in New Mexico I watched through the window as sheets of rain streamed through the skies and enveloped the landscape. And slid down the glass in an abstract slick. Later when the rain slowed I stepped … Continue reading

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The Desert’s Amazing Life Forms – Part Two

“What does it mean to abide in the Heart? The Heart is Unobscured Consciousness, Pure Consciousness, no conditioning what-so-ever – Unborn – which is the very field in which every experience arises.”  Adyashanti     Walking along the deserted road at sunrise, … Continue reading

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The Desert’s Amazing Life Forms – Part One

Back from a trip to New Mexico, part of it spent in silent retreat surrounded by infinite sky and a multitude of desert life forms. Recent rains generated abundant and diverse wildflowers and swelled the canyon creek to a river. … Continue reading

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