Time: A worthy investment

Livi and Willow Pegge Erkeneff

An unexpected mathematical calculation resulted in a reflection about the number 2,080, which initiated a chain of contrasts and connections—an inquiry which caused an inner awakening, new realizations, and footprints into my future. I’d been editing that night, wordsmithing, when a text arrived from a soon-to-be college graduate who was …

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Be Still: Break a Pattern, Awaken Your Heart

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“Doing nothing is sometimes doing something,” wrote Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh. “To meditate is not to run away from life but to take the time to look deeply into ourselves or into a situation. Meditation is an opportunity to take care of our body or mind. That is …

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Lent Dance: A Turning Back, A Turning Toward

Wednesday, 17 February, marks Ash Wednesday, when the Season of Lent begins for Christians. What makes Ash Wednesday and Lent significant, year after year? A Christian Response I engage in daily prayer and meditation. Over dozens of years, a variety of spiritual practices have, at one time or another, given …

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