Tag Archives: contemplative practices

Why does the global community make me so happy?

My Buddhist monk friend, Minh C. Nguyen, and his monk and nun friends dropped by Saturday morning. Welcoming them into our home, smiling into each other’s hearts, and walking the pier together through our cypress swamp retreat brought me great … Continue reading

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The Gate of Heaven is Everywhere! Episode 17

The Contemplative Practices Tree reminds me there are many ways I can hold space for the sacred today. Each practice helps me live near The Center. And the branches of the tree, the practices, keep me rooted in contemplative experiences like … Continue reading

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Do what you love!

This weekend I got to practice doing what I love, and I commend living that way to you. I got to facilitate an Advent Retreat called “Living in Readiness” in Richmond, Virginia. We practiced sacred yoga, and reverent bows, and centering, and lectio … Continue reading

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