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The Cost of Paying Attention "Attention is a resource; a person has only so much of it," writes Matthew B. Crawford at NYTimes.com. He wonders if it would help to envision an "attentional commons" where this precious resource w…
The Art of Slowing Down in a Museum Most people who attend a museum want to leisurely explore and savor the art on exhibit. But in this article, Stephanie Rosenbloom reports that researchers have discovered that the average visitor sp…
The Color Orange One of my singular pleasures since leaving New York City and moving to Claremont, California, is squeezing myself fresh orange juice every morning. The campus of our intentional community has many o…
Nature: Now Showing on TV In an article in The New York Times, Diane Ackerman refers to the phenomenon of "nature deficit" in children who spend very little time in the natural world and a lot of time with their technologica…
Paying Attention, Prayer Flags, and Relaxing Yourself As the summer sun bears down upon us, I turn to the ever edifying and adventuresome harvest of quotations from the books I read and recommend. The first two are from Barbara Brown Taylor, an Angl…
Looking for God Mystical Wisdom A mystic is a person who sees the facts as inadequate. — Madeleine L'Engle in Suncatcher by Carole Chase
Being a Good Audience Zen Wisdom Try to be a good audience for whatever kind of experience reveals itself to you. — Gary Thorp in Sweeping Changes
A New Regimen for My Body's Sake I am so focused on my work that I often show great disrespect for my body and the food I eat. I miss out on the spiritual riches of eating mindfully. My attitude around most meal times is "Let's jus…
A Better Way to Fall This eye-opening article was first published by the Wellcome Trust in MosaicScience.com. Falls kill more than 32,000 Americans every year. The figure leaps to 420,000 when putting a global focus …
"A" Is for Attention "Pay attention. Stay awake and totally alert. See with receptive eyes and discover a world of ceaseless wonders." — Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat in Spiritual Literacy ‚Äč Atten…