Standing Still in the Midst of Action

Anyone will tell you that the modern world moves very fast. There is a frantic pace of life where no matter how much you do it is never enough.This isn't as new as we tend to think. I suspect it's been this way at least since the Industrial Revolution. We actually have more chance to relax now than we did then since now we have the concept of a weekend, we have days off.The bedrock of American culture has always been industry, hard work, pioneering, creating from nothing, pulling … [Read more...]

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Feeling Your Feelings

I think as spiritual people, we aspire to be saints. We sometimes think that we should be able to be calm and peaceful at all times and do everything right.  Or at least, we really want to be able to.I get frustrated with myself sometimes when I am not able to always be sattvic and serene. I have this image of myself that I aspire to.But sometimes that means when I'm upset about something or feeling some other negative emotion, I might try to push it aside. "Think positive," I say. … [Read more...]

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