07/02/2013 11:27 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Where Paths Meet

When we can be wholehearted, we welcome everything. Then, the journey is to see how everything goes together and works together, no longer choosing one way over another. This video clip from an interview with Sounds True took place in Colorado during a week of recording my box set of teaching conversations, "Staying Awake: The Ordinary Art."

Where Paths Meet

A Question to Walk With: Recount a time when you discovered that some way other than your own had value and how you incorporated this new tool into your life.

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