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Preparing For The Extraordinary: An Essential Practice

Alan Briskin

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 connection...

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11K reads, 14 comments

Restoring Balance and Meaning in Ourselves

Alan Briskin

During a time of great drought, a Taoist master was asked by members of a village if he could help bring rain to their dry fields. They confessed trying many other approaches before reaching out to hi...

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18K reads, 15 comments

Embracing the Mystery of Uncertainty

Alan Briskin

A Zen parable captures the mysterious connection between attending to our own consciousness and the external events that enfold us.  A respected teacher was asked by members of a village if he co...

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38K reads, 9 comments