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Illuminations

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen nor even touched, but just felt in the heart.” —Helen Keller Each Illuminations podcast offers a selection of prose, poetry, and meditative practices chosen to stimulate your own deep knowing. An as you listen, when something touches you—a word, an image, a phrase—just pause the audio and open to whatever is arising within you in the … Continue reading Illuminations

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The Art of Stillness

Movement makes most sense when grounded in stillness. In an age of speed, I began to think, nothing could be more invigorating than going slow. In an age of distraction, nothing can feel more luxurious than paying attention. And in an age of constant movement, nothing is more urgent than sitting still. You can go on vacation to Paris or Hawaii or New Orleans three months … Continue reading The Art of Stillness

Hokusai Says

Hokusai says look carefully. He says pay attention, notice He says keep looking, stay curious. He says there is no end to seeing He says look forward to getting old. He says keep changing, you just get more who you really are. He says get stuck, accept it, repeat yourself as long as it is interesting. He says keep doing what you love. He says … Continue reading Hokusai Says