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Feb 17: Heather Platt, The Liminal Space (8119 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 (8745 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 (10591 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 (9866 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 (10006 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 13: Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, Spiritual Materialism (7316 reads)
What first comes to mind to speak about is my own spiritual materialism. I find that as I'm reading or reflecting upon the teachings and something becomes clear to me, I immediately want to...

Jan 06: Jean Klein, Silence (8388 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 30: Bhante Gunaratna, Meditation: A Process Of Retraining The Mind (7455 reads)
Gently, but firmly, without getting upset or judging yourself for straying, simply return to the simple physical sensation of the breath. Then do it again the next time, and again, and again, and...

Dec 23: Michael Singer , The Anatomy Of Falling (7608 reads)
Leaving the seat of Self is not generally a willful act. The laws of attraction will cause it to happen. Consciousness is always drawn to the most distracting object: the bumped toe, the loud...

Dec 16: Ken Wilber, Beauty Is The Very Nature Of The Kosmos (10082 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 09: Pablo Neruda, Too Many Names (9705 reads)
Monday is tangled up with Tuesday and the week with the year: time can’t be cut with your tired scissors, and all the names of the day are rubbed out by the waters o...

Dec 02: Alan Cohen, Do You Remember Your Song? (12390 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? (9053 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 (7354 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 (7808 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...

Nov 04: Christina Feldman, When My Life Is In Danger (9483 reads)
A few years ago, an elderly monk arrived in India after fleeing from prison in Tibet. Meeting with the Dalai Lama, he recounted the years he had been imprisoned, the hardship and beatings he had...

Oct 28: Peace Pilgrim, Life Is Full But Not Overcrowded (7983 reads)
In my mid life, I began to realize that it's as though we have two selves or two natures or two wills with two different viewpoints. Because the viewpoints were so different, I felt a struggle...

Oct 21: Ryan Holiday, What Is Wealth? (8706 reads)
What is wealth? It’s having plenty, right? The variables in the equation are pretty simple. What you have, what you’ve got coming in, and what’s going out. If those are in proper...

Oct 14: Lisel Mueller, Monet Refuses The Operation (8698 reads)
Doctor, you say there are no haloes  around the streetlights in Paris  and what I see is an aberration  caused by old age, an affliction.  I ...

Oct 07: James Clear, Zen Of Archery (8200 reads)
In the 1920s, a German professor named Eugen Herrigel moved to Japan and began training in the martial art of archery, with a legendary archer named Awa Kenzo. Kenzo was convinced that beginners...

Sep 30: Naren Kini, My Neighbor's Corn (7911 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 (8891 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 (7346 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...

Sep 09: Alice Walker, Hard Times Require Furious Dancing (7759 reads)
I am the youngest of eight siblings. Five of us have died. I share losses, health concerns, and other challenges common to the human condition, especially in these times of war, poverty,...

Sep 02: Gary Zukav, Universal Humans In Training (7862 reads)
We are in the midst of an unprecedented transformation in human consciousness. Unprecedented. Our perception is expanding beyond the limitations of the five senses. Together, they form a single...

Aug 26: Shaila Catherine, Abandon Only What Is Not Yours (9469 reads)
The wise understand the importance of letting go -- even letting go of the things we strive for and attain. Meditative training is more about letting go than it is about attaining levels of...

Aug 19: Arthur Osborne, Does God Have A Form? (7535 reads)
"Has God a form?" a man once challenged Ramana Maharshi, the great Indian sage. "Who says God has a form?" Ramana retorted. The questioner persisted, "If God i...

Aug 12: Gregg Krech, Grateful For Nothing (8597 reads)
If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance your life is relatively safe -- so safe that safety isn’t on your mind. So when nothing happens, you don’t feel particularly...

Aug 05: Pancho Ramos Stierle, Pilgrim In The Open Shore (7736 reads)
Today the clouds and ocean are indistinguishable the horizon vanished with the incessant rhythm this breathing feels synchronized with the larger lungs of Mother Ea...

Jul 29: The Wachowskis, The Matrix (9954 reads)
"Let me tell you why you're here. You're here because you know something. What you know you can't explain. But you feel it. You've felt it your entire life. That there's...

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