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“Inside the Cocoon, It’s Perfectly Appropriate To Do Nothing.” by Bryan Reeves

Some of the best advice my mom ever gave me was, “when in doubt, do nothing.” That’s some tough advice for this man to swallow. Our culture doesn’t really value doing nothing. In fact, collectively we pretty much loathe it. Especially in a man… Read More

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Dancing with Our Light and Our Shadow

It’s often easy to be at peace with notions of oneness when we consider the sunnier side of life and look at people in whom we can see our own goodness. But when it comes to those who are animating their shadows a bit more, like perpetrators and even some victims, our minds can go into automatic shut down and we reaffirm our separation. Read More

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Our Crazy Thoughts About Money with Ash Ruiz

Many of us believe we’re one with All, but when it comes to money we feel isolated, confused and disempowered. Here’s a refreshing and peace-filled video from modern-day mystic, Ash Ruiz about our connection with money… Read More

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A Child’s Sense of Self by Sobonfu Somé

Often, we tend to look at other people without actually seeing them — we notice only what serves us or affects us in some way. When it comes to children, our ability to notice and see must be magnified. The smallest detail matters… Read More

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How Can We Be at Peace When We Carry So Much Pain? by John Dennison

I spend a lot of time talking with people. And frankly, sometimes those conversations aren’t easy — for the others involved, or for me. One thing they learn is that I listen, even when they wish I wouldn’t. I hear what they say. I hear what they don’t… Read More

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Discover the Joy in the Journey (Because There Is No Destination) by Bryan Reeves

The joy is in the journey. You’ve probably heard that before. What does that really mean? Especially when parts of the journey are challenging or just plain dreadful?
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The Seen and the Unseen: Spirituality Among the Dagara People by Sobonfu Somé

I grew up in southwestern Burkina Faso, where the houses are built with mud and nicely polished with cow dung and ash. The children have their own rooms; the women have their rooms; and the men have their room. It is not to promote gender differences or sexism but is a way for men, women, and children to be able to meet their needs. Men and women often come together, but always in a sacred space… Read More

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Boundaries: With or Without? by Jeff Brown

I grew up in a home without boundaries. We had walls between the rooms, and locks on the bathroom doors, but there were no relational boundaries between us. With our consciousness overwhelmed by emotional and economic challenges… Read More

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Humpback Whales Protect a Gray Whale from Killer Whales by Marc Bekoff

As more and more data are collected we’re learning not only about the prevalence of cooperation, compassion, and empathy among members of the same species but also of instances of individuals of one species helping members of other species… Read More

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Embracing Grief by Sobonfu Somé

For many people grief is an option. Looking at my own life, I realized it is a matter of life and death. In fact, throughout my life, grief has been an important theme from crying for food as a child to dealing with deep pain of losses as I grow older… Read More

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