Category: Spirituality

Balance: Holding Center While the World Goes Round

I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. — Thich Nhat Hanh * Our dear friend Tina talked to us today about how much she loves the Kai Chi Do movement called “Holding Center while the World Goes Round”.  The truly magical […]

Action Cures Procrastination

Move and the way will open. —  Zen proverb * We talk to so many people who avoid their spiritual practices when they are feeling lousy.  Then they regret not doing them, and feel guilty and then feel worse and feeling worse is more immobilizing and…they’re stuck in the struggle.  Call it spiritual procrastination. Procrastination […]

You’re not what you think

“The panic mounted, adrenalin shot through my system – my mouth became dry, but along with this, a voice sounded inside – inside what, I don’t know – an intimate voice asked very quietly, and rather jocularly, it seemed to me, considering how distraught I was, …”but whose minding the store?”  When I could finally […]