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The Qualitative Science of the Heart

There’s something beautiful about being together with a group of people whose main interest is understanding the spiritual nature of reality in an objective, non-dogmatic, and heart-full way. We have been exploring the possibilities of human…

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The Soul of Nature

How can we ever know the difference we make to the soul of the earth? Where the infinite stillness of the earth meets the passion of the human eye, invisible depths strain towards the mirror of…

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The Thing Is

Written after Ellen Bass’s poem of the same name. To trust life, that is the thing. To trust it even when there are gaping holes in the walls of your certainty. To trust it even when…

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Singularity

by Marie Howe (after Stephen Hawking) Do you sometimes want to wake up to the singularity we once were? so compact nobody needed a bed, or food or money — nobody hiding in the school bathroom…

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Hsin Hsin Ming: On Trust in the Heart

by Seng-ts’an (China, 529 – 606) Translated by Richard B. Clarke The Great Way is not difficult for those who have no preferences. When love and hate are both absent everything becomes clear and undisguised. Make…

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The Medicine of Poetry and Music: Kim Rosen

Kim Rosen, author of Saved by a Poem, reminds us that the rhythms and sounds of the spoken word can unlock habitual patterns of thought and open us to vast realms of consciousness. She reads poems…

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In the Morning I Remember

Here is a beautiful prayer composed by Adi Shankara around the 8th century. These three verses, meant to be recited in the early morning, are a beautiful and touching summary of the heart of Advaita. I have chosen…

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Streaming Beggars

Now that you have moved into my heart, taken the doors off their hinges and removed the windows, glass, sash and all beggars are coming from everywhere for your sweet embrace. The beggars stream in from…

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