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Perennial Favorites - Thich Nhat Hahn's Going Home - Jesus and Buddha as Brothers

It’s a funny thing that one of the key figures who has enabled me to stay Christian is a Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, but there it is. 737 more words

Calm breathing

When the body is in unrest, the mind is in unrest
When the mind is at rest, the body can rest
When the body is at rest, the mind can rest…

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Buddhism

Keeping busy

Not long ago, I wrote a relative in the chatty way one writes relatives, with whom meaningful conversations are apparently impossible, involving, as they might, honest emotion. 919 more words

In Praise of Moose

This past week I walked a portion of the Long Trail in Vermont.  For five days I backpacked with my cousin Tom from Lincoln Gap to the base of Camels Hump. 320 more words

Mourning Has Broken: A Book Review

I read this book during a time of loss and sadness. When my spirits were so low neither music nor books could enter my heart. Numerous books remained unread, the words and stories therein unable to penetrate the wall.  1,002 more words

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