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Oct 18: Swami Krishnananda, The Balancing Force (4274 reads)
The type of security and protection that we expect in this world of human beings is based on the humanly conceived notion of what is good and necessary for the welfare of all people. But God [Dhar...

Oct 11: Marc Lesser, Accept What Is, Lead To Improve (6533 reads)
“Accepting what is” and trusting the Universe is an essential approach to life. But so is “fighting for change.” And if you want to be effective in business — and in ...

Oct 04: Suzanne Simard, Mother Trees In A Wood Wide Web (8342 reads)
Elders fill a special role in any community, having earned the respect of the tribe for their life-long wisdom, knowledge, and teaching. They help link individuals to the broader community as a wh...

Sep 27: Anthony de Mello, The World Feeling And The Soul Feeling (5764 reads)
For what will it profit a man, if he gains the whole world and forfeits his life? —Matthew 16:26 Recall the kind of feeling you have when someone praises you, when you are...

Sep 20: Parker Palmer, A Life On The Ground (6826 reads)
Question: ... the idea of having “a life on the ground”. Can you expand on what that means to you? That brings back a really important moment in my journey with d...

Sep 13: Chaz Howard, We Are All Beggars (5671 reads)
A lived theology of the bottom does not see the world through good and evil lenses.  This is not a denial of the existence of evil, rather it is believing that evil is something that is done ...

Sep 06: Judy Brown, Fire (6389 reads)
What makes a fire burn is space between the logs, a breathing space. Too much of a good thing, too many logs packed in too t...

Aug 30: Culadasa, We Actually Never Experience 'It' (6023 reads)
The "I" of the narrating mind is nothing more than a fictional but convenient construct used to organize all the separate conscious experiences occurring in the mind-system. Our very concep...

Aug 23: Delshad Karanjia, The Difficulty In Listening (7220 reads)
Nasruddin was at the teahouse one afternoon when Arif the hakim walked in. “How are you, Mullah? I hope you and your family are well,” Arif asked politely. “I...

Aug 16: Saul Levine, Four B's Of Resilience And Worth (8069 reads)
One thing is certain: It is not the amount of accumulated material wealth, baubles and toys, which lead to self-appreciation and ease with one’s life. So, what is it? The genuine a...

Aug 09: Jean Klein, Only Stillness Can Change Us (7997 reads)
Your real self, your true nature is what is closest to you: it is yourself. Each step taken to reach it moves you further away from there. Attention is not inside nor outside, so you can never go to ...

Aug 02: Ariel Burger, Response Is Different From An Answer (9081 reads)
The current moment calls for moral ferocity. We should not sleep well at night when we know others are suffering. Ferocity itself, though, holds danger. Let’s not forget that some of the wor...

Jul 26: Constance Habash, Who Me, Stealing? (5780 reads)
When I’m teaching the five (ethical principles of Yoga), I often feel a little stumped with conveying the practical application of (one of the principles) Asteya (pronounced “uh-s...

Jul 19: Zenju Earthlyn Manuel, The River Of Silence (6301 reads)
Death, whether our own or others, can be a powerful gateway to complete tenderness. The confrontation with the impermanence of all things is perhaps the widest gate to liberation from suffering. F...

Jul 12: Brother David Steindl-Rast, The Great Gesture That Unites Us (6642 reads)
I recognize, I acknowledge, I am grateful; in French these three concepts are expressed by one term: “Je suis reconnaissant.” I recognize the special quality of this joy: It ...

Jul 05: Cynthia Bourgeault, Heart Is Not About Emotions (5863 reads)
"Put the mind in the heart." From page after page in the Philokalia, that hallowed collection of spiritual writings from the Christian East, this same refrain emerges. It is str...

Jun 28: Adam Grant, Virtues Are Like Vitamins (5456 reads)
Virtues can be a little bit like vitamins. Vitamins are essential for health. But what if you get more than your body needs? If you take too much Vitamin C, it won’t hurt you. If you overdos...

Jun 21: Shunryu Suzuki, Just Become A Swinging Door (6669 reads)
When we practice [meditation] our mind always follows our breathing. When we inhale, the air comes into our inner world. When we exhale, the air goes out to the outer world. The inner world is lim...

Jun 14: Virginia Satir, I Am Me (7005 reads)
I am me. In all the world, there is no one exactly like me. There are persons who have some parts like me, but no one adds up exactly like me. Therefore, everything that comes out of me is authent...

Jun 07: Todd Henry, Die Empty (6822 reads)
I remember a meeting in which a friend asked a strange and unexpected question: “What do you think is the most valuable land in the world?” Several people threw out guesses...

May 31: Jack Kornfield, Path With Heart (8049 reads)
In undertaking a spiritual life, what matters is simple: We must make certain that our path is connected with our heart. In the end, spiritual life is not a process of seeking or gaining some extraor...

May 24: Jason Garner, Practice Over Parables (6057 reads)
A Zen teacher once told me something interesting. We were meditating together at my home when my dog began to bark. He sensed my agitation and said in his rich Tasmanian accent, “Don’t be...

May 17: Richard Rohr, A Fixed Place To Stand (7478 reads)
Archimedes (c. 287–c. 212 BCE), a Greek philosopher and mathematician, noticed that if a lever was balanced in the correct place, on the correct fulcrum, it could move proportionally much gr...

May 10: Aryae Coopersmith, Run With The Unexpected (10713 reads)
So many portals to you Hindu, Jew, Sufi, Sikh, artist, lover, dancer, explorer, peace-warrior. Children, strangely familiar, are rushing up to gr...

May 03: Thich Nhat Hanh, See The Universe In A Sunflower (8790 reads)
I live in Plum Village, in the Dordogne region of southwest France, an area known for its sunflowers. But people who come to Plum Village in April do not see any sunflowers. They hear people sayin...

Apr 26: Jan Richardson, Blessing For The Longest Night (7731 reads)
All throughout these months as the shadows have lengthened, this blessing has been gathering itself, making ready, preparing for this night. ...

Apr 19: Hindu Parable (Author Unknown), Rich Man And The Beggar (7581 reads)
Many years ago, a man was sitting in quiet contemplation by a riverbank when he was disturbed by a beggar from the local village. “Where is the stone?” the beggar demanded. &...

Apr 12: Kittisaro, Radical Reflection (6565 reads)
We feel we can capture something by thinking about it. In reality, when we grasp at thoughts, the very process of trying to possess a piece of life ensures that it continually eludes us. We can ne...

Apr 05: Akiko Busch, Invisibility In A Time Of Transparency (6687 reads)
What is the difference between being invisible and just landing in a blind spot? In the woods no more than an hour, I am struck anew by invisibility, and its improvisational choreography...

Mar 29: Robert Sapolsky, Ambiguity Of Violence (5429 reads)
It is the ambiguity of violence, that we can pull a trigger as an act of hideous aggression or of self-sacrificing love, that is so challenging. As a result, violence will always be a part of the hum...

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