My New Year’s Wish For You…

So much of the outside world is beyond our control. War, famine, poverty, bigotry, violence, cruelty -- are all forces that live alongside peace, forgiveness, unselfishness, kindness, hope, inspiration and goodness. And while we can of course do our best to always be on the side of good as opposed to harm, we still have …

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Equanimity.

  Zen Story: Maybe There is a Taoist story of an old farmer who had worked his crops for many years. One day his horse ran away. Upon hearing the news, his neighbors came to visit. “Such bad luck,” they said sympathetically. “Maybe,” the farmer replied. The next morning the horse returned, bringing with it …

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What Babies Can Teach Us Grown Ups About Life.

Happy Baby! Most babies are little bundles of joy. Happy.  Silly.  Playful. I know mine were. Think about it...they come into this world and their needs are so simple and basic. Food. Attention. Love. Affection. Sleep. (ok, and yes, a good poop:) And most of all, babies seek companionship and give unconditional love. They want …

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