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This Year Show Compassion -- For Others and Yourself

This Year Show Compassion -- For Others and Yourself

The University of Central Florida Forum  01. 4.2016
During the holidays there is a plethora of smells, sights, sounds and emotions. Take a moment to just feel whatever it is that you're feeling...
How Mindfulness Helps Us Lead Fuller, Happier Lives

How Mindfulness Helps Us Lead Fuller, Happier Lives

Antonia Blumberg  12. 9.2015
When we think about happiness and success, many of us turn our attention to some distant horizon where our hopes and aspirations lie....

Listening Is Sacred Activism

Marisela B. Gomez, MD, PhD  11.10.2015
Arthel Neville recently asked me a good question. I was on a panel with three amazing women of color activists, Alycee J. Lane, Zenju Earthlyn...

My Encounter With Pope Francis

Dave Pruett  10. 1.2015
On Thursday, September 24, I saw Pope Francis with my own eyes. That's the gospel truth. Now the confession. I was attending the Interfaith...

The Narcissism Behind Our Use of Animals

Noah Manne  09.20.2015
Narcissism has become a defining feature of the human species. While it is a "sick" way of being in the world, it is maladaptive, not...
Sacred Activism: Mindfulness and Racial Justice

Sacred Activism: Mindfulness and Racial Justice

Marisela B. Gomez, MD, PhD  09.10.2015
Sacred activism is available to all of us today and is as simple as taking a first breath in mindfulness, listening deeply to those around...
Pictures I Haven't Taken

Pictures I Haven't Taken

Mina Samuels  09. 2.2015
Flying into Boise, Idaho last week, a State I'd never been to, I was surprised by the rolling desert--brown, arid, sensual; the kind...
Is There Life After Death? Thich Nhat Hanh Answers Age-Old Question

Is There Life After Death? Thich Nhat Hanh Answers Age-Old Question

Antonia Blumberg  09. 1.2015
Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh is continuing to receive treatment at a medical center in San Francisco he was flown to...
Present Moment, Only Moment:  What's the Rush?

Present Moment, Only Moment: What's the Rush?

Millie Grenough  08. 7.2015
Credit: Millie Grenough It's the day before vacation. I'm hassled. So much stuff to prep and pack. As I sit on my back deck, writing my...
5 Lessons From Zen Summer Camp

5 Lessons From Zen Summer Camp

Hunter Clarke-Fields  07.23.2015
My family gave up beer, hamburgers and the oldest 4th of July parade in the country to go there and practice mindfulness with other families....
Daily Meditation: We Are Transformed

Daily Meditation: We Are Transformed

Antonia Blumberg  07. 8.2015
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises...
A Particular Way of Caring

A Particular Way of Caring

Jon M. Sweeney  06.22.2015
A Christian education doesn't usually teach us to walk gingerly, plant flowers, or think about the life of the tree that you are cutting...
Annual Buddhist Festival To Include Talks About Baltimore, Social Justice

Annual Buddhist Festival To Include Talks About Baltimore, Social Justice

Crystal Lewis  06.10.2015
Buddhists and meditation enthusiasts will gather near Washington, DC this week for Buddhafest, an annual event that includes a film festival,...