Month: September 2010

Chew on this…

Chew on this…

Many years ago I attended my first Vipassana (‘mindful meditation’) retreat where I was instructed to eat my meal very slowly and thoughtfully, chewing each bite at least 20 times before swallowing. We were also forbidden to talk with our tablemates – audibly or even...

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Who are you?

Who are you?

A friend of mine recently said, “You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather.” This philosophy, inspired by Pema Chodron and other Buddhist masters, reminds us to remain vigilant to who we are in the busy-ness of our world. The perfect spring breezes...

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