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May 10: Aryae Coopersmith, Run With The Unexpected (9445 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 (7585 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 (6851 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 (6424 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 (5861 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 (5969 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 (4845 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...

Mar 22: James O'dea, A Higher Level Of Conscious Engagement (14710 reads)
We live in an age of spiritual smorgasbord: People are mixing concepts, aphorisms, and insights from a broad variety of mystical and faith traditions. A blend of notions culled from many spiritual...

Mar 15: Paulo Coelho, Two Drops Of Oil (6056 reads)
A merchant sent his son to learn the Secret of Happiness from the wisest of men. The young man wandered through the desert for forty days until he reached a beautiful castle at the top of a mounta...

Mar 08: Mirabai Starr, Thirsty For Wonder (6128 reads)
Contemplative life flows in a circular pattern: awe provokes introspection, which invokes awe. Maybe you’re making dinner and you step outside to snip chives from the kitchen gar...

Mar 01: Rob Burbea, The False Dichotomy Between Being And Doing (7729 reads)
One believes that "being" and "doing" are different. Often, "just being" is regarded as preferable or somehow more authentic. With maturing of insight, however, one r...

Feb 22: Sylvia Boorstein, If There Is No Self, Whose Arthritis Is This? (6889 reads)
"If there is no self, whose arthritis is this?" is one of a list of a dozen questions that have been appearing regularly in my email. I think it’s the choice of arthritis, out...

Feb 15: Mark Manson, Not Taking Things Personally (9932 reads)
An unfortunate side effect of our consciousness residing in our brains is that everything we experience in our lives involves us somehow. The car in traffic today cut you of...

Feb 08: Susan Kahn, Emptiness Cafe (6311 reads)
Life moves Like shadow and light, Instantaneously appearing, Though I cannot find time itself. Cities mirrored in thought, Nothing standing alone. Ther...

Feb 01: Gopal Dada, The Hole-y Bucket (7605 reads)
A student approaches the teacher with the question, “Could you help me with a question I've been struggling with -- what is the purpose of my life?”  The wise teache...

Jan 25: Henri Nouwen, Solitude Is Where Community Begins (6861 reads)
Solitude is where community begins. That’s where we listen to God. Sometimes I think of life as a big wagon wheel with many spokes.  In the middle is the hub.  Often in ministry, i...

Jan 18: Jon Madian, We Are Weavers (6527 reads)
we are weavers woven into and from  an ancient ever renewing fabric on an invisible loom more subtle than breath at one turn  we pull ...

Jan 11: Bryan Stevenson, The Broken Among Us Teach Us (6453 reads)
What sustains me is this knowledge I have that it’s really the broken among us that can contribute a lot to our quest for full, equal justice. When you’re broken, you actually — ...

Jan 05: Bear Guerra, Dark Skies Show Us Stars (6240 reads)
One of my earliest childhood memories finds me waking from a deep sleep in the middle of the night, during a family road trip. Far from any city lights, I look out the window toward the sky above,...

Dec 29: John J. Prendergast, Four Stages Of Groundedness (6757 reads)
The ground is both a metaphor and a felt sense. As a metaphor, it means to be in touch with reality. As a felt sense, it refers to feeling our center of gravity low in the belly and experiencing a...

Dec 21: Rachel Naomi Remen, An Unusual Gift From My Grandfather (31191 reads)
Often, when he came to visit, my grandfather would bring me a present. These were never the sorts of things that other people brought, dolls and books and stuffed animals. My dolls and stuffed animal...

Dec 14: Ilie Cioara, The Moment We Encounter True Happiness (6521 reads)
The moment we encounter true Happiness, we are in fact outside time and space. The “ego” – with its intrinsic duality – has completely disappeared. In that moment...

Dec 07: Nancy Collier, A 13-Year-Old In A Museum (6792 reads)
On a recent visit to the Museum of Modern Art with a friend and her daughter, meandering through the museum’s exhibits, I was struck by how often my friend’s 13-year-old daughter asked...

Nov 30: John Yates, Parliament Of Subconscious Minds (6096 reads)
You may object to the idea that your sense of being a self is a mere construct. After all, it feels very real. How can we reconcile this powerful sense of self with the idea that we're just a col...

Nov 23: Ashley Whillans, Time Confetti And The Broken Promise Of Leisure (6363 reads)
It’s true: we have more time for leisure than we did fifty years ago. But leisure has never been less relaxing, mostly because of the disintermediating effects of our screens. Technology sav...

Nov 16: Brian Conroy, Half A Pomegranate (7481 reads)
Early one morning, the Buddha and his disciples set off on an alms round. He announced that on that day all of the offerings they received would be given to the poor.  The community...

Nov 09: Joanna Macy, The Three Narratives (6993 reads)
When we come together for this work, at the outset we discern three stories or versions of reality that are shaping our world so that we can see them more clearly and choose which one we want to g...

Nov 02: Norie Huddle, How Caterpillar Turns Into A Butterfly (7120 reads)
If you kneel down on the ground and look at a caterpillar very carefully,  you'd probably think he's a pretty nice furry fellow with a rather boring life. And you...

Oct 26: Ram Dass, The Game Is To Be Where You Are (10331 reads)
When I was born I donned a spacesuit for living on this plane, it was this body, my spacesuit, and it had a steering mechanism which is my pre-frontal lobe and all the brain that helps with coordi...

Oct 19: May Sarton, Now I Become Myself (8642 reads)
Now I become myself. It's taken Time, many years and places; I have been dissolved and shaken, Worn other people's faces, Run madly, as if Time were there,...

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