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Minding--and Not Minding-- the Mind. #I--Caring

Have you ever noticed how closely related are the words “thinking” and “thanking?” The mind is one of Nature’s loveliest creations. I remember reading somewhere that just as a meadow gives birth to wild flowers, so the mind generates thoughts and ideas. 978 more words


Weekly Inspiration #21

The week leading up to a new moon (Saturday’s Sagittarius new moon) has a distinct flavour to it – influenced by the dark moon, we have a tendency to become quieter, more introspective and sensitive. 1,312 more words


Buddhist View on Fighting Climate Change

Zen Master Thinh Nhat Hanh believes that our ability to deal with climate change is very much linked to our ability to deal with our own inner difficulties. 192 more words

Daily Life

Letting Go

Letting go gives us freedom,

and freedom is the only condition for happiness.

If, in our heart, we still cling to anything -

anger, anxiety, or possessions - 29 more words


Our Beloved Teacher in Hospital | Plum Village

My brother, also an admirer of Thich Nhat Hahn, or Thây, as he is affectionately known, sent me a link to this announcement today.

Official Announcement…

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Capturing the Moment

We take a photo and might think we have captured the moment. But in reality the moment is so much more and if we fully participate in that moment we are fully alive. 296 more words


The Sacred and the Profane

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do
With your one wild and precious life?”

(Mary Oliver ‘The Summer Day” found at: http://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/133.html) 1,003 more words