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Why Surrender is So Powerful, and How to Experience It?

Surrender is at the heart of all spiritual practice; no path is more powerful or profound.  But what does it mean to surrender?  And what does it not mean? Surrender is too often misunderstood, boiled down to a few affirmations about “letting … Continue reading

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How to Make Every Day Feel Sacred: Cultivating the Profound Inside the Mundane

I recently returned from a remarkable and different kind of weekend.  It was a weekend infused with poetry, ritual, music, beauty and kindness.  Three days dedicated to bringing meaning to the surface of life, up from the hidden depths where it normally … Continue reading

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Dropping Your “Me” Story: How to Stop Taking Your Life So Personally

Kate’s previous evening had culminated in a post-midnight event of Moo goo gai pan. When she arrived at my office the next morning, she was not only full of chicken and mushrooms, but even more full of remorse and self-loathing. … Continue reading

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Loving Yourself on Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day coming, love is the topic of the moment. When we think about love, we generally think in terms of who loves us and whom we love, both of which refer to others. But what if Valentine’s Day … Continue reading

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Has Personal Technology Killed the Magic of Travel?

I recently traveled out of the country. What was most striking about this recent trip was the constant and inescapable presence of personal technology. At the airport, on the airplane, in the customs line, at the baggage claim, in the … Continue reading

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