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The Body Mantra

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I’ve been noticing a number of bad equations circulating in my head. These formulas equate two things which are, in truth, not the same. But I often act and feel like these formulas are valid. Here are a few of … Continue reading

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Balancing on the Paradox Rope

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“If it’s not paradoxical, it’s not true.” Shunryu Suzuki Life is a balancing act. When we walk across a narrow piece of wood or concrete,  we naturally extend our arms in opposite directions and find balance in the middle. As … Continue reading

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Reflections of the Divine

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Last week I attended an early morning contemplative service with hypnotic Taize-style chants. Just as mesmerizing, however, was the rainbow of reflected light emanating through the stained glass windows. As the sun rose, its rays painted an increasingly vivid palette … Continue reading

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