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Thich Nhat Hanh On Love

Thich Nhat Hanh (October 11, 1926 -)

Often, when we say, “I love you” we focus mostly on the idea of the “I” who is doing the loving and less on the quality of the love that’s being offered. 28단어 남음

FTLOW

"Please Call Me by My True Names"

    Call Me by My True Name

–by Thich Nhat Hanh (Jul 13, 2015)

Do not say that I’ll depart tomorrow
because even today I still arrive. 367단어 남음

Books

Where Is God?

As a child in parochial school, I remember being taught basic truths in the Baltimore catechism. Question: “Where is God?” Answer: “God is everywhere.”

Of course, the class smart alecs (mostly the boys) pursued the subject with questions like, … 899단어 남음

Meditations

Be Still: Wake Up Summer Retreat 2018

In the last days of August this year, I attended my first ever retreat with Wake Up London at The Quadrangle Trust in Shoreham, Kent. Against all expectations and heavy rainfall the day before, it turned out to be a lovely weekend with a cloudless blue sky and perfect sunshine, if a bit chilly in the mornings. 1,234단어 남음

Buddhism

Knowledge and Obstacle

“Often it is our own knowledge that is the biggest obstacle to us touching suchness. That is why it’s very important to learn how to release our own views. 482단어 남음

Spiritual Teachings

Focus on One Thing

I made some pretty bold moves this weekend, and I’m a lot better off this Sunday night than I was just 48 hours ago. It’s because of some advice that I received last week, on something totally unrelated to what I just discovered. 656단어 남음

Mindfulness

I don't know me

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Meeting the monster within

In my last post, I talked about doing some research into my Thich Nhat Hanh book and seeing if there wasn’t some way to manifest my depression so that I could try to have a conversation with it.  641단어 남음

Life