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May 19, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from Arnie Kozak's Wild Chickens and Petty Tyrants. This book presents metaphors for mindfulness that Dr. Kozak has cultivated over twenty-five years of meditating, practicing yoga, and working as a clinical psychologist. Metaphors are indispensable to understanding mindfulness, and to help...

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This week's morsel comes from Arnie Kozak's Wild Chickens and Petty Tyrants. This...

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May 16, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Spirituality & Practice has new great new reviews: Inspiring Generosity (“Let these words draw out your own best impulses to be of service to others”) and Selfless Love (“Birx's mix of the wisdom of Zen Buddhism with the Christian way of love is very appealing”). Many... read more »
Spirituality & Practice has new great new reviews: ... read more »
May 16, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

Every Friday we post an image from the Wisdom collection we think can inspire and enliven our spirit.

Today's image is Stephen R. Johnson's photograph, “Cold Mountain Cave near T'ien-t'ai Shan, Chekiang.”

 

Every Friday we post an image from the Wisdom collection we think can inspire and enliven our...

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May 15, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Compassion (Via The Huffington Post)

Zen artist Mark T Morse: Depicting the masters - “I’ll keep to any teacher of Zen, alive between 1950 and today,” writes Mark T Morse of his new art project, a series of brush-and-ink portraits of modern...

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May 14, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Drugs or mindfulness? Daniel Goleman writes in The New York Times on using mindfulness, not drugs, as a first line of defense against ADHD. The International Business Times has a beautiful photo essay of Vesek celebrations across the globe. May 13 was not just the Buddha's birthday: it was the anniversary of Julian... read more »
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May 14, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

The greater our awareness regarding the value and effectiveness of other religious traditions, then the deeper will be our respect and reverence toward other religions. This is the proper way for us to promote genuine compassion and a spirit of harmony among the religions of the world.- His Holiness the Dalai Lama, in...

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