spirituality

Thank those who have caused you pain

I had to seek the physician Because of the pain this world Caused me I could not believe what happened when I got there I found my teacher. Before I left, he said, “Up for a little homework, yet?” “Okay,” I replied. “Well then, thank all the people who have caused you pain. They helped… Read More

A poem for equilibrium in life love and spirit

Like the joy of the sea coming home to shore, May the release of laughter rinse through your soul. As the wind loves to call things to dance, May your gravity be lightened by grace. Like the dignity of moonlight restoring the earth, May your thoughts incline with reverence and respect. As water takes whatever… Read More

May the dawn anoint your eyes with wonder

  As the breath of light awakens color, May the dawn anoint your eyes with wonder. As the ocean dreams to the joy of dance, May the grace of change bring you elegance. As clay anchors a tree in light and wind, May your outer life grow from peace within. As twilight pervades the belief… Read More

For a Leader

Build and Refine the Ways of Your Mind

For a Leader by John O’Donohue May you have the grace and wisdom To act kindly, learning To distinguish between what is Personal and what is not. May you be hospitable to criticism. May you never put yourself at the center of things. May you not act from arrogance but out of service. May you… Read More

Soul and Role

Find the light

Although I could not articulate it at the time, one of the most painful nidi that inspired me to leave corporate medicine was the division that it supported and even demanded between soul and role.  It is not just corporate medicine, though, that partakes in this divisiveness, our culture is vested in it. As Parker… Read More

The Tragic Gap

The Gap

“Through all our lives we are face with the task of reconciling opposites which, in logical thought, cannot be reconciled.... How can one reconcil  the demands of freedom and discipline in education? Countless mothers and teachers, in fact, do it, but no one can write down a solution. They do it by bringing into the… Read More

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