Breathing is important to balance the nervous system. Sitting quietly while focusing the mind will change the brain when practiced regularly. We have found that the prefrontal cortex increases in gray matter when the mind is […]
There are famous writers that deserve to be shared, and this poet is definitely one of them.
WHY MONKS CHOOSE SILENCEby Daniel Skach-Mills To step out, once and for all, from under the sagging, word-weary roof of the mouth. To be the vast, unfeathered nest of emptiness out of which sound arises, and into which it lands. To live like the open ear of a furrow listening for a seed— loves infant hand knocking from inside, wanting in to be the world. DANIEL SKACH-MILLS is an award-winning poet whose poems have appeared in a variety of publications and anthologies including The Christian Science Monitor, Sojourners, and Open Spaces. His books include: The Hut Beneath the Pine: Tea Poems, In This Forest of Monks and The Tao of Now.
Mend It Or End It? Tips In De-Masking The Relationship By Jennifer Buergermeister © 2015 Have you been that person in the relationship who broke it off partly in fear and/or anger, and wondered if […]
“The wound is where the light enters you.” ~ Rumi We’re smart and we have it ALL figured out. Right? Then we read or hear another’s perspective and suddenly we feel like an ass. We become the jackass […]
Bees and Bridges – Connecting is Bee-autiful Owning our actions initiates continual reflection from within without any sorrow of its presence. To bee, or not to bee. Symbol that bridged a few of us in grad school with pivotal moments of […]
Standing at the Riverbank – by Jennifer Buergermeister Once I had a dream that I was standing at a riverbank. I posed a question: how can I make a difference in the lives of the cancer patients […]
As we evolve, we peel away the layers of illusion stemmed by maturity and the teachings from life experiences. We may begin to see common threads from ancient groundwork linked to modern teachings through study […]