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Seven Emergent Questions in Giftivism

Nipun Mehta, a friend and colleague in ServiceSpace community circles, recently returned from a four-month journey through India sharing Giftivism. He wrote an inspiring blog post sharing his travel stories about seven emergent questions that came up during his visit, … Continue reading

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Day Five: An End and A New Beginning

Day Five marks the end of this shared exploration of Thich Nhat Hahn‘s poem with Coach Helene Van Manen. It’s also a bright and lovely first day of autumn in the San Francisco Bay Area, following a much-needed cleansing rain … Continue reading

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Waking Up

I have learned that as one progresses along the path as a seeker, they begin to spend more time in the present moment. It is in the stillness of the present moment that we begin to tune in to our … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Prajnaparamita

Translated by the Meditation Master Thich Nhat Hanh The Bodhisattva Avalokita, while moving in the deep course of the Perfect Wisdom, shed light on the five aggregates and found them equally empty. After this penetration, he overcame all pain. Listen, … Continue reading

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Refuge Prayer

As I sort through papers this morning, I run across the beautiful Refuge Prayer that was given to me long ago. This is a joyous reminder of one of my first Buddhist teachers –Thich Nhat Hanh ( pronunciation: Tik · … Continue reading

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Toward Liberation

The beautiful poem Sweet Darkness by David Whyte (from his House of Belonging) speaks eloquently of Buddhist meditation practice and the inner path toward liberation and true love. Photo Courtesy of Mark Baskett   Sweet Darkness When your eyes are … Continue reading

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Imperfection

IMPERFECTION I am falling in love with my imperfections The way I never get the sink really clean, forget to check my oil, lose my car in parking lots, miss appointments I have written down, am just a little late. I am … Continue reading

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