Befriending the mind 2 – skillful means

Befriending the mind 2 – skillful means

I just cleared my calendar for 10 days of vacation. It was such a joyous task: looking at routine items on each day and deleting them. For 10 days I will be away from routine, seeing sites, hearing sounds and enjoying new experiences. Hope is such fun! I was expecting...
Alerted to a higher joy

Alerted to a higher joy

Yesterday, I heard columnist David Brooks on the radio describing a moment he experienced as he watched his children playing in the yard: “It’s one of those moments when life and time feel like they’re suspended. I had a feeling of being overwhelmed with gratitude....