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Feb 18: Kazu Haga, It Doesn't Matter If You Believe In It (4184 reads)
Gravity is a universal law of nature. It doesn't matter if you believe in gravity. You are still governed by its laws, and there is no way for you to escape it. The laws of gravity govern...

Feb 11: Herman Hesse, What I Learned From Trees (7701 reads)
For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they stand alone. T...

Feb 04: Chad Dickerson, We Contain Multitudes (6251 reads)
Walt Whitman once wrote, "Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes.)" It’s pos...

Jan 28: Sharon Salzberg, Generosity Helps Us Accept Change (5579 reads)
The aim of practicing generosity is twofold, or else it’s an incomplete experience. The first aim is to free our minds from the conditioned forces that bind and limit us. Craving...

Jan 21: Subhana Barzaghi , Green Mountains Are Forever Walking (5814 reads)
I've been fascinated by this process of birth and death.  I was a midwife for seven years, delivering babies in the bush and it was always a great privilege and honor to be invited to a...

Jan 14: Aylie Baker, Signals Even GPS Cannot Detect (5238 reads)
Returning to the US was always hard for me, in part because I began to notice how GPS technology was eroding what was left of our wayfinding capabilities. In the spring of 2013, I flew from Palau...

Jan 07: Rhonda Fabian, Two Kinds Of Resistance (6167 reads)
The light begins its slow return to places in the North, and today a new year begins. Some people are saying it is already “too late” – climate chaos, species loss, w...

Dec 31: Nancy Gibbs, My Word Of The Year (6266 reads)
My word of the year is listen. It’s one of those words whose meaning is in its music. Listen is a quiet word, that half swallowed L and diffident I and softly hissing S. It defie...

Dec 24: Ivan Illich, Who Is My Neighbor? (5312 reads)
Some thirty years ago, I went into sermons from the early third century into the nineteenth century dealing with this story of the Samaritan, and I found out that most preachers, when they comment...

Dec 17: Vimala Thakar, How Observation Changes Relationships (6683 reads)
When we sit in silence what do we do? We sit and observe the voluntary and involuntary activities of the body and mind. Slowly the voluntary activities come to an end, but the involuntary act...

Dec 10: Shinzen Young, Three Stages Of Perceiving Impermanence (6267 reads)
Impermanence is just appreciating the normal changing-ness of each experience at deeper levels of poignancy. One way to think about this is in terms of three aspects of impermanence: the trivial,...

Dec 03: Charles Eisenstein, The New And Ancient Story Of Interbeing (8303 reads)
Why does the sun shine? A random result of coalescing gases igniting nuclear fusion? Or is it in order to give its light and warmth to Life? Why does the rain fall? Is it the senseless product of...

Nov 26: Alan Briskin, Preparing For The Extraordinary: An Essential Practice (6203 reads)
Preparing for the extraordinary is one of the [...] essential practices of collective wisdom.  It requires clear intention and mindful preparation for achieving a greater felt sense of...

Nov 19: Rumi, The Root Of The Root Of Your Self (6272 reads)
Don’t go away, come near. Don’t be faithless, be faithful. Find the antidote in the venom. Come to the root of the root of yourself. Molded of clay, ye...

Nov 12: Robin Wall Kimmerer, Uniform Corn-Rows In High-Tech Isolation (5824 reads)
I live in the lush green farm country of upstate New York, in a town that likely has more cows than people. Most everyone I know grows something: apples, hops, grapes, potatoes, berries, and lots...

Nov 05: Michel de Salzmann, Attention Is Inseparable From Interrogation (5651 reads)
Our attention is much more than we generally think. It is much more than a simple mental or cerebral mechanism. It concerns our whole being. If its potentialities are far from being fully...

Oct 29: Tom Maxwell, No Rush, No Dawdle: The Secret Of Proper Timing (6823 reads)
The present is truly the only place we exist. What we call the past is a construct of memory, the recollection of which constitutes a present experience. According to author Alan Watts, the...

Oct 22: Barbara Frederickson, Love Is Not An Emotion (6658 reads)
Love, defined as micro moments of positivity resonance, may thus be the most generative and consequential of all positive emotions. By virtue of being a single state, distributed across and...

Oct 15: Gary Zukav, Intentions And Effects (9075 reads)
Have you ever wondered why things happen the way they do in your life? Have you ever considered that the creation of your experiences, like the creation of everything else, is governed by the law...

Oct 08: Ken Wilber, You Must Shout From The Heart (7282 reads)
The alarming fact is that any realization of depth carries a terrible burden: Those who are allowed to see are simultaneously saddled with the obligation to communicate that vision in no uncertain...

Oct 01: Aaron Zehah, ​Perspective (7433 reads)
A poor man lived with his wife and six children in a very small one-room house. They were always getting in each other's way and there was so little space they could hardly breathe!Finally the...

Sep 24: Alan Watts, The World Mirrors The Soul And The Soul Mirrors The World (7112 reads)
If you sit still for a while, completely relaxed, and let your thoughts run on, let your mind think of whatever it likes, without interfering, without making suggestions and without raising any...

Sep 17: Mark Nepo, The Work Of Love Is To Love (7866 reads)
My own time on earth has led me to believe in two powerful instruments that turn experience into love: holding and listening. For every time I have held or been held, every time I have listened or...

Sep 10: Adyashanti, The Question Of Being (5935 reads)
Above the entrance to the Oracle of Delphi were written the words, “Know yourself.” Jesus came along and added a sense of urgency and consequence to the ancient idea when he said,...

Sep 03: Paul Fleischman, Sense Of Self Is An Essential Skill Of Mind (6779 reads)
Many articles in the Western press have confused the Buddha’s idea of “anatta,” the absence of an eternal soul, with the idea that meditation should rid you of your ordinary...

Aug 27: J. Krishnamurti, Bedrock On Which We All Stand (6229 reads)
Do you realize, sir, that you are the world and the world is you? The world is not separate from you and me. There is a common thread of relationship weaving us all together. Deep down we are all...

Aug 20: Timber Hawkeye, Fueled By Love (14021 reads)
When a parent sees their child is about to be attacked by someone, it doesn't matter how peaceful and calm they normally are, most parents would still resort to violence (or...

Aug 13: Parker Palmer, The Practice Of Soft Eyes (7179 reads)
In a sacred landscape, with its complexities and convolutions, surprise is a constant companion: it lies just around the bend or hidden in the next valley, and though it sometimes startles us, it...

Aug 06: Jack Kornfield, Stopping The War (6403 reads)
The purpose of a spiritual discipline is to give us a way to stop the war, not by our force of will, but organically, through understanding and gradual training. Ongoing spiritual practice...

Jul 30: Pavithra Mehta, Live Like The Roar In A Lion's Throat (7958 reads)
Do you live in your days like a forgotten ticket stub in someone's jacket? As if the show were behind you? As if you went out one evening to watch your life, and decided halfway through that...

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