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The Emperor's Questions 

I think I increasingly knew this; but sometimes you need someone to express it clearly for you. Thich Nhat Hahn quoting Tolstoy does the job: … 621 more words


Pray in the Here and Now.

Matterofprayer: A Year of Everyday Prayers – Thursday, January 26, 2017

Pray in the Here and Now.

It’s a challenging thing to calm yourself, slow down, sit and compose yourself for prayer and meditation. 246 more words

Pray Like a Show-off.

Matterofprayer: A Year of Everyday Prayers – Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Pray Like a Show-off.

There are many, many books on prayer and meditation, from any number of faith traditions and religious orientations, both modern and ancient. 448 more words

Parenting 101

Check out what we found as my wife and I were getting ready to climb in bed.

Oh, the things no one tells you when thinking about parenthood. 345 more words


The Illusion of Separateness

We are here to awaken from our illusion of separateness. Thich Nhat Hanh

Who is this person writing these words on this page? Words that were first a series of ten-minute writes, from a week, maybe much longer, of writing and thoughts. 435 more words


Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into. ~Mahatma Gandhi

Just like meditating in happy times strengthens us for meditating in challenging times,  having faith is reliant on every day practice.   102 more words