I Want to Carry Pain Like a Tree Does

I Want to Carry Pain Like a Tree Does

Art from Mari Andrew, My Inner Sky, via Rewire   Kate Bowler was 35 years old and had just received tenure and had her first child. Everything seemed to be perfect in her life, and then she was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer. Since then, Kate has created an...
I Know This Is a Wonderful Moment

I Know This Is a Wonderful Moment

Photo featured in Jocelyn Sage Mitchell’s 500px Gallery, “Lakes in Maine”   On January 22, 2022, Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh (pronounced tik nyaht hahn) passed away. I first learned about his teachings in 2003 from a fellow counselor at Seeds of Peace...
Jeff Warren’s “How to Meditate”

Jeff Warren’s “How to Meditate”

My journey to meditation began in early spring of 2020—in hindsight, quite lucky timing as meditation has been key to preserving my mental health during these years of global pandemic. A colleague of mine suggested checking out the Calm app and, in particular, the...