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Two tastes

Kindness by Naomi Shahib Nye (from The Words Under the Words: Selected Poems) Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things, feel the future dissolve in a moment like salt in a weakened broth. What you held … Continue reading

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Poem

The Guesthouse by Mowlana Jalaluddin Rumi This being human is a guest house Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they … Continue reading

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Quotation on mindfulness

By being with yourself, by watching yourself in daily life With alert interest, With the intention to understand rather than to judge, In full acceptance of whatever may emerge, Because it is there, You encourage the deep to come to … Continue reading

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