And a man said, Speak to us of Self-Knowledge. And he answered, saying: Your hearts know in silence the secrets of the days and the nights. But your ears thirst for the sound of your heart’s knowledge. You would know in words that which you have always known in thought. You would touch with your […]
What’s it like to be a human the bird asked   I myself don’t know it’s being held prisoner by your skin while reaching infinity being captive of your scrap of time while touching eternity being hopelessly uncertain and helplessly hopeful being a needle of frost and a handful of heat breathing in the air […]
The Peace of Wild Things
When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children's lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds. I come into the […]
Mindful breathing for anxiety
Anxiety is a primal response to feelings of fear, danger or threat. At times, some anxiety is good for us. It’s the body and mind’s way to prepare you for a potential dangerous situation. However, experiencing this state of mind constantly can lead to chronic anxiety, which can begin to interfere with your quality of […]

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