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Holiness in the Ordinary Hindu Wisdom When a person has let go of attachments, when the mind is rooted in wisdom, everything they do is worship. — The Bhagavad Gita Devotional Wisdom We aren't just saying our pr…
Celebrating the Dalai Lama's Birthday July 6, 1915. His Holiness the Dalai Lama is 80 today. He is the political and spiritual leader of the Tibetan people, a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and teacher of nonviolence, and a convener of mult…
When Love Happens Jain Wisdom We can make the sorrow and suffering into a compost out of which the roses of joy can grow. — Satish Kumar in The Way of Wisdom Tibetan Wisdom Peaceful living is about trusti…
Touching the Earth for Our Adversaries One of the great challenges in all the world's religious and spiritual traditions is learning to love our enemies. Contemporary cultures still honor the eye-for-an-eye approach to enemies. Revenge i…
Civility & Mussar Practices I've already written in this blog about how two religious traditions can help us deal with the incivility of our times. The Sufi practice of adab is an antidote to the lack of courtesy in our societ…
Nurses in the Making “I put the flowers that Linda's family sent at the nurse's station. Before Linda died, I had come to talk with her, her husband, and their two adult sons. I did that every Saturday for three mo…
Connections to Life Native American Wisdom On receiving a letter, I often pause before opening it and ask that I will be open to the one sending it and to any message God might be addressing to me. — Jose Hobday …
Our Life Purpose Catholic Wisdom Here, Now God comes to visible expression in each of us. — Michael Moorwood in A Maryknoll Book of Inspiration
Trusting Life Mantra Always trust life. — Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Jesuit priest and paleontologist
Hold on to What Is Good Native American Wisdom Hold on to what is good, even if it is a handful of earth. Hold on to what you believe, even if it is a tree which stands alone. Hold on to what you must do, even if it i…