Posted February 1st, 2014 by & filed under Featured, Top News.
Meditation, Labyrinth Walk, Blessing
"If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner." Nelson Mandela (From Long Walk to Freedom, 1995)
“I have found people who envy my peace. That peace comes from prayer; I am not a man of learning but…
Posted January 15th, 2014 by & filed under Top News.
Would I rather be ‘right’ or be in the loving?
“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”
“Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.”
- Mother Teresa
“As I walked out the door…
Posted January 12th, 2014 by & filed under Top News.
*This post is a special note to myself, a reminder that my job is not to be Little Miss Sunshine ALL the time, but more accurately sometimes the clearest joy is in continuing on.
So what if I need to get things done—like go to my job so I can keep making money to…
Posted January 10th, 2014 by & filed under Top News.
Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.
Is our purpose to achieve greater balance? To learn to set additional, or clearer, or more flexible boundaries with our activities and others?
Posted January 6th, 2014 by & filed under Student Reflections and Updates.
Did you ever have that feeling like a cloud of lively bats is swarming about your head? I have and it's really challenging to get bat guano out of a sweater.
Seriously though, having a lot of incompletes is like that cloud of bats--those unfinished tasks just won't leave me alone. Even when…
Posted December 27th, 2013 by & filed under Featured, Mindfulness, Student Reflections and Updates, Top News.
A brief history of Chanukah:
The vision of the Lights, all nine brightly shining together, reminded me of the Light that shines in each of us. This is the connection we all share.
How do we shine our Light for ourselves and others?
How do we celebrate coming together, regardless of…
Posted October 17th, 2013 by & filed under Featured, Student Reflections and Updates.
This morning I arrived on campus ready to tackle my day--yes, tackle, as in "I may have to listen to 'We Will Rock You' by Queen to really get my day started." Maybe not quite as bright-eyed and bushy-tailed as I like, but I showed up. In conversation with the incredible and very…
Posted October 10th, 2013 by & filed under Featured.
by Bryce Downey, graduate student at Southwestern College, Santa Fe
Not for the first time in my life do I find myself here: my physical surroundings are incredibly beautiful & conducive to frequent adventures, I am blessed with a sweet, conscientious, & peppy roommate, sharing a spacious, comfortable, quiet home. I…