Archive for April 2017

Disagreeing with Rumi & A Plea for the Future

Salutations!  A few weeks ago in a circle I write with, we wrote to the prompt of a poem by Rumi. Here’s a short excerpt of that poem. “The miracle of Jesus is himself, not what he said or did about the future. Forget the future. I’d worship someone who could do that.” Here’s my…

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The Art Of Sitting is Here at Last!

May you be Body Happy

A note from Carl: Several years ago, when Erin and I were visiting Boulder, CO, we dropped in for a sit in the beautiful shrine room on the top floor of the Shambhala Center. At that time, the shrine room was left open all day so people could come in and meditate. The room was…

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Ballast For A Tender Heart

A note from Erin: Hello, friends! How’s your heart? This morning I’m feeling it all. Full. Raw. Grateful. Heartbroken. Overwhelmed. Spacious. Tender. Deficient. Humble. Humorous. Wary hopefulness. Inspired. I’m grateful there’s room for all of it. This morning I woke early, grateful to beat my kiddo’s awakening hour so I had time to meditate, to…

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