Stillness

Non-doing has nothing to do with being indolent or passive. Quite the contrary. It takes great courage and energy to cultivate non-doing, both in stillness and in activity. Nor is it easy to make a special time for non-doing and to keep at it in the face of everything in our lives which needs to … More Stillness

Waking Up To Amazing Grace

We experience our first loss on the day of our birth. As we move slowly and painfully out of our mother’s body and into the cool light of this world, we are losing our sense of being completely absorbed and connected to someone. We become separate beings that very first moment.

We cannot return to the womb, although there seem to be plenty of us who think that is a viable option. We are out here on our own and it stings. It is no wonder we wail at the top of our lungs the moment we arrive. Where is the warm, moist, safe, sweet dark soup we have been soaking in for all these months? Gone. All gone. … More Waking Up To Amazing Grace