• Robert Reich comments on the ways attention in the business world has become just another commodity to the rich who feel entitled to special service.
  • Master Hsing Yun gives three ways to govern the mind which falls under the practice of attention.
  • Rushworth Kidder lauds a new morality of mindfulness which enables us to think clearly about thorny ethical issues facing us and the country.
  • Laurence Freeman sheds light on meditation which falls under the spiritual practice of attention.
  • Susan Murphy focuses on being attentive and finding beauty and life in all things including concrete canyons, parking lots, and freeways.
  • Eknath Easwaran shares his thoughts about his grandmother and her ability to wed action and contemplation in an attentiveness to everything, large or small.
  • Gayland Ferguson recommends a daily mindfulness or attention to our inner and outer states of being.
  • Joan Chittister explores the different dimensions of prayer including the spiritual practice of attention.
  • Margaret McGee sees haikus as catalysts for attention, connections, and praise to God for the creation.
  • Thich Nhat Hanh shares his expereince of the mindful (attentive) eating of an apple.

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