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Feb 17: Heather Platt, The Liminal Space (6702 reads)
What do you do when a friend has lost a child and you can’t ease their grief? Or when your partner loses her job and you can’t resolve it for her? Or a client has to make a big...

Feb 10: Climbing PoeTree, Being Human (8624 reads)
I wonder if the Sun debates dawn some mornings not wanting to rise out of bed from under the down-feather horizon i...

Feb 03: John Fox , When Someone Deeply Listens To You (10532 reads)
When someone deeply listens to you it is like holding out a dented cup you've had since childhood and watching it fill up with cold, fresh water. When it balanc...

Jan 27: Tenzin Palmo, A Heart Of Warmth Is Not Something Impossible (9794 reads)
What does love mean? In the West, we mistake the meaning of love; we bandy the word around all the time, from “I love ice-cream” to “I love God”. But we mistake love for...

Jan 20: Llewellyn Vaughn-Lee, Meaning And The Song Of The Soul (9950 reads)
Meaning is what calls from the depths of the soul. It is the song that sings us into life. Whether we have a meaningful life depends upon whether we can hear this song, this primal mus...

Jan 06: Jean Klein, Silence (8288 reads)
Silence is our real nature. What we are fundamentally is only silence. Silence is free from beginning and end. It was before the beginning of all things. It is causeless. Its greatness...

Dec 16: Ken Wilber, Beauty Is The Very Nature Of The Kosmos (10052 reads)
If science gives us objective Truth, or the “it” of Spirit, and morals give us the Good, or the “we” of Spirit, then Beauty—which is in the “eye” of the...

Dec 02: Alan Cohen, Do You Remember Your Song? (12324 reads)
When a woman in a certain African tribe knows she is pregnant, she goes out into the wilderness with a few friends and together they pray and meditate until they hear the song of the child. They...

Nov 25: J. Krishnamurti, How Can You Live In This World And Yet Be Innocent? (9026 reads)
How can you live in this world and yet be innocent? First, be innocent and then you will live in this world, not the other way round. Be vulnerable, be tremendously vulnerable. You do ...

Nov 18: Ajahn Pasanno, Trapped By Views (7337 reads)
We recognize that whatever comes up is just a mental formation within the mind, just a thought or just a perception. We can have a perception about something and realize that it's impermanent,...

Nov 11: Peggy Dulany, Staying Small To Stay Safe (7789 reads)
Somewhere along the line of human evolution, fears caused many of us (especially those who lost their link to the natural environment and came to live in crowded, stressful living conditions) to...

Sep 30: Naren Kini, My Neighbor's Corn (7892 reads)
There was once a farmer who grew excellent quality corn. Every year he won the award for the best corn. One year a newspaper reporter interviewed him and learned something interesting about how he...

Sep 23: Thich Nhat Hanh, When Light Shines, Darkness Becomes The Light (8878 reads)
From time to time you may become restless, and the restlessness will not go away. At such times, just sit quietly, follow your breathing, smile a half-smile, and shine your awareness on the...

Sep 16: David G. Haskell, Song Of The Birds (7322 reads)
For millennia, the language of birds has called us to cross divides. In the Qur’an, Solomon received a bounty and blessing when he was given the language of birds. Job exhorts us to hear the...

Jun 10: Dalai Lama, Causes Of Happiness (10956 reads)
The purpose of life is to strive for happiness. Every sentient being has the right to survive; this means having a desire for happiness or comfort: that’s why sentient beings str...

Jun 03: Rick Hanson, Unconditioned Stillness (7506 reads)
Stillness, a sense of the unchanging, is all around.  For example, it’s not the ultimate stillness, but there is that lovely feeling when the house is quiet and you’re...

Apr 29: Jack Kornfield, The Poisoned Tree (10127 reads)
The maturity we can develop in approaching our difficulties is illustrated by the traditional story of a poisoned tree. On first discovering a poisoned tree, some people see only its danger. Their...

Apr 22: Ryan Holiday, Feel Free To Set A Better Example (8353 reads)
At the core of legal theory is this idea that there are essentially two forms of liberty—positive and negative. Positive liberty is the freedom to do something, such as the freedom of speech...

Apr 15: J. Krishnamurti, A Key To End Sorrow (8912 reads)
The demand to be safe in a relationship inevitably breeds sorrow and fear. The seeking for security invites insecurity. Have you ever found security in any of your relationships? Have you? Most of...

Apr 08: Adyashanti, To Be In Satsang (8640 reads)
We meet here together to recognize the Truth that is eternal. To be in satsang means to be in association with Truth. In satsang you will ask “Who am I?&rdqu...

Apr 01: bell hooks, No Longer Playing It Safe (8130 reads)
To work for peace and justice we begin with the individual practice of love, because it is there that we can experience firsthand love’s transformative power. Attending to the damaging...

Mar 25: Nora Bateson, What Is Holding It Together? (9898 reads)
For you, a respite of uncontainability. Safe pages for words, to taste them as they find their rightness. Let them rest in their silky beds of lyrical dreams. Let them run like rivers down...

Mar 18: Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter, Why Busyness Is Actually Modern Laziness (10343 reads)
Action addiction is an advanced sort of laziness. It keeps us busily occupied with tasks. The busier we keep ourselves, the more we avoid being confronted with questions of life and death. As we...

Mar 11: Anthony De Mello, Three Qualities Of Holiness (8852 reads)
True happiness is uncaused. You are happy for no reason at all.  And true happiness cannot be experienced. It is not within the realm of consciousness. So it is with holiness.  ...

Mar 04: UB40, Clues On Higher Ground (10036 reads)
Moon and stars sit way up high Earth and trees beneath them lie The wind blows fragrant lullaby To cool the night for you and I On the wing the birds fly free Levia...

Feb 25: Daniel Ingram, Kazoo Player And The Symphony (12098 reads)
Imagine there is a great symphony orchestra in a great concert hall and in front of it, like an absurd comedy act, sits a clearly nervous kazoo player with no music score in front of him. The...

Feb 18: Kazu Haga, It Doesn't Matter If You Believe In It (8995 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 (11668 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 (8426 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 (9056 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...

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