Beads Spotlight

Awakening the Heart Retreat

Awakening the Heart FRIDAY OCTOBER 26 through SUNDAY OCTOBER 28, 2018 Awakening is not the realization of something new but the discovery or uncovering of what is always within us. This awareness is of the presence of what we might call our...

Year End Letter

Happy new year! The Beads on One String Foundation is now seven years old. With an all volunteer board spread across two continents, we have spent these years creating and fulfilling the Beads’ mission which is inspired by the words of Avatar Meher Baba. He declared...

Hindu “Holi” Festival

Between the end of February and middle of March, Hindus in India and Nepal celebrated the “Holi” festival which is also known as the “festival of colors” or the “festival of love.” An ancient festival, Holi has come to signify many things - the victory of good over...

Unity of All Life

I recently sent a message to many people I work with and all residents where I live, in total about 50 + people. In this message I introduced the mission statement of the Beads Foundation.  I asked if people could spare a moment and give me a spontaneous response they...

Poetry and the Inner Landscape

Poetry has always been a powerful tool to locate an inner landscape, one that embraces both the intuitive and the concrete. The subtlety between the spaces and words in a poem reach into the individual and connect with their inner world in profound ways. Words can...

2015 Annual Letter

Several years ago I was asked to be the chairperson of the Beads on One String Foundation, a group dedicated to the understanding that all life is united in the truth of Oneness. The search for this unity comprises the inner journey of the self, and Beads projects...

2013 Annual Letter

Beads on One String Foundation "Oneness at the heart of all" 2013 has been a full and active year for the Beads Foundation. We supported three projects. In March, we worked with the Conscious Network, a student organization at the University of California, Berkeley,...

Spanish Seminar and Pilgrimage Announced

Spain has been chosen in order to reach into the memory of the time when Islam, Judaism and Christianity lived side by side and created one of the most profound cultural and spiritual moments in European history. Dates: October 2013, arriving Friday 25. p.m. leaving...