OBS Newsletter September 2020

OBS Newsletter September 2020

Dear friends,

We hope everyone is managing with a greater sense of ease as some social restrictions are now loosening. Daily routines can seem to wear down awareness, and yet I can hear the inner voice more clearly. There is a lot to be aware of these days, I agree and yet, a lot of habitual actions can seem unremarkable.

This quiet voice is here to help, I am okay with that. Going out the front door, I hear, did you bring your MASK? This inquiry now added to the pre-COVID reminder :do you have your keys? I’ve also observed the wisdom when she asked: why would you want to do that again? as I quietly walked away from a late night news screen.

OBS Newsletter August 2020

OBS Newsletter August 2020

OBS Newsletter ~ August 2020Dear friends, We hope you and your families are keeping safe and well as COVID continues to spread around the world.In these past four months it seems a shift has occurred in many of our habits and perceptions of time. Life events are...
OBS Newsletter February 2019

OBS Newsletter February 2019

Good evening friends, Ottawa snow falls have set a new record – over 97 cm’s of snow fell in January. That’s the height of a countertop or five steps on a staircase. While considering the measure of abundance, members learned at the recent OBS Annual...
OBS Newsletter – January 2019

OBS Newsletter – January 2019

Good morning friends, Walking by the lake in the late afternoon, rabbit and I stop, look at each other. She scurries on, and I do same. The angle of the sun’s rays, still warm, pierce each icy wood and above all this, the quick blue sky rolls out into a massive...
OBS Newsletter December 2018

OBS Newsletter December 2018

Dear friends, With much joy we send our collective best wishes and encouragement to Anagārikā Kusalā (Lori Elling) who entered the holy life as a postulant at Sati Sārāņīya Hermitage on Sunday November 26th, 2018. “If the whole universe can be found in our own body...