• Security Blanket

    Security Blanket

    1 June 1954. Linus’ security blanket was introduced in the Peanuts comic strip. The blanket was featured throughout the remainder of the strip’s run. Linus can be seen carrying the blanket around and sucking his thumb. Toward the end of the strip’s run, however, the security blanket appeared less and less, usually only when a […]

  • A Sudden Change

    “Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.” –Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley How attention to the mind can help deal with change. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Shelley

  • Saying Yes

    Saying Yes

    “There is something wonderfully bold and liberating about saying yes to our entire imperfect and messy life.” ― Tara Brach, Radical Acceptance

  • Present, Past, Future

    Present, Past, Future

    “It is difficult to live in the present, pointless to live in the future and impossible to live in the past.” —Frank Herbert

  • If I Say Nothing

    If I Say Nothing

    “Always ask yourself: What will happen if I say nothing?” —Kamand Kojouri https://kamandkojouri.wordpress.com/

  • Real Generosity

    Real Generosity

    “Real generosity towards the future lies in giving all to the present.” —Albert Camus https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/albert_camus

  • The Nose Knows

    The Nose Knows

    Breath attention for focusing is one of several techniques we practice daily @2:50 pm. Focusing on sensations and feelings related directly to breathing can serve as an anchor for the rest of the day. We find attention to how the breath works to be a core of practice. In this brief audio file, we zoom […]

  • Letter from Jail

    Letter from Jail

    16 April 1963. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. penned Letter from the Birmingham Jail saying, “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Letter_from_Birmingham_Jail

  • No Journey

    No Journey

    “The truth is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time.” –David Bowie

  • Knowing Yourself

    Knowing Yourself

    “Knowing others is intelligence;knowing yourself is true wisdom.” –Tao te ching