Entries tagged with “Wisdom”
The apprenticeship for the elder begins very young and continues over a lifetime.
Audacity, by its nature, breeds polarized responses. Here’s how you can judge whether your next audacious act will be a catalyst for good.
Tap into your inner wisdom with this guided meditation.
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By Sheri RedaWe’re savvy, right? We post our thoughts on blogs, our invitations on Evite, our ideas on Facebook and Pinterest. We text, tweet, and email until we’re surprised when …
One of the trickier things about going off on a spiritual retreat is not what happens when you’re away. It’s what happens when you get home. I was recently at a retreat center whe…
A new study suggests that classical ballet might lead to increased wisdom in much the same way as meditation does.
Lessons from the Gaelic Judgments of the Neighborhood
Kahlil Gibran’s The ProphetDirected by Roger AllersGKIDSThere are few things in life more glorious than the sound of Liam Neeson reading lines from the great poet Gibran’s The Prop…
InterSpiritual Wisdom to help you find your spiritual style, choose the grand questions that call you and create your personal practice
Finding Your Way in a Wild New World: Reclaim Your True Nature to Create the Life You WantBy Martha BeckLike all “wayfinders” or “menders” (Martha Beck’s terms for those of us who …
Fifty-One things you wish your grandmother had told you… or may be she did.
Soon, I’m turning 29. My birthday always sends me into an introspective tailspin about what age means, considering the past, and wondering what the heck I’m doing with my life.When…
I thought a lot about Gladys’s comment, secretly hoping I could avoid dying from the head down or the feet up…
A Grandfather’s Benediction
Or just a case of the blues
We interact with trees as strangers because we don’t know their stories. When we listen, we “unself” ourselves— and open to great beauty.
Exploring your purpose, using contemplation, and defining values can provide a roadmap to meaningful life.
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An Interview with Rabbi Rachel Cowan
By Ivy Cox The smell of incense wafting through the air is at once familiar and soothing to me, having spent part of my childhood in Taiwan. On the first and fifteenth of every lu…
Learning benefits us as we age
What is feminine wisdom? What is feminine power? What role can they play — for both men and women — in this time of such significant global change? Feminine wisdom is mysterious an…
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For a number of years I have collected lists about traveling light. Most arose from journeys people have taken: place to place, day to day, birth to death. Each list simply describes what was carried, often in a rucksack, sometimes deeper within the traveler. I began collecting these lists, I suppose, because I found myself drawn to their spare poetry — a poetry of emptiness.
I have given each list below a brief introduction. The lists themselves retain as much as possible the language, word order, and spelling of their sources.
The Akashic realm is a perfect place for initiating change from the inside out.
An excerpt from The Activist’s Tao Te Ching by William Martin
A conversation with the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu on the realization that nothing beautiful comes without some suffering.