Bowing is a part of every culture. It’s a sign of respect and humility. Bowing can be supplication or an honoring. When we bow we feel a presence, we sense another dimension to life. Bowing is a very serious practice.
The end of the year is a time of reflection. We go through cycles of gratitude, fasting, celebrating, traveling, resting and hopefully forgiving. There’s closure and promise. The new year’s afoot! And there’s grabbing. Grabbing stuff. Accumulating things. Yet more
The calendar year is drawing to a close. It’s wintertime when all things, including human beings, retreat. Here’s a review of blog posts from this year (below). I also wanted to let everyone know about places I live online other
We don’t listen. We interrupt. We’re not present. We go off on a tangent in our mind. We prepare our answer. We don’t listen. We also don’t listen because our mind and senses are too full already. Not fulfilled, but
Listening is so vital. I want to keep writing about it. You can read the previous two posts here and here. In the meantime here are a couple of fantastic quotes to delve deeper into this art. Perhaps one of
Listening is a vital part of life, relationships, and the spiritual path. It’s also a lost art! There’s just too much noise in the world, and perhaps worse than that is internal noise. There are mental and emotional filters that
This is dedicated to my mother, a good friend, and my paternal grandparents for whom I was woefully unavailable, as well as all caregivers. Doctors diagnose, nurses heal, and caregivers make sense of it all. ― Brett H. Lewis ___________________________________________________________________