A weekly curated collection of essays, poetry, and reflections for your spiritual journey. From The Wisdom Years.
When God calls us, it is always to larger life. But to inhabit that larger life, we usually have let go of some of the outward forms which contain our lives. What we have grown familiar with is simply too narrow, too constraining, and we need to let it go.
-Br. Geoffrey Tristram, Society of Saint John the Evangelist
What Dying Can Teach Us about Living Better
In years of research, Dr. William Peters has found case after case in which dying persons, at the moment of death, drew on the companionship of the living. The result, he says, changes the living person’s understanding of death and life.
Peace Is Every Step: Thich Nhat Hanh’s 95-Year Earthwalk
“Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese Buddhist monk who was one of the world’s most influential Zen masters, spreading messages of mindfulness, compassion and nonviolence, died on January 22 at his home in the Tu Hieu Temple in Hue, Vietnam. He was 95. A monk with global influence and an ally of Martin Luther King, he championed what he called ‘engaged Buddhism.'” This piece is from the New York Times, shared by Daily Good.
From Daily Good.