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Looking deeply, what do you see?

“It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.” - Henry David Thoreau When you look at a stranger, what do you see? Do you see the clothes they’re wearing, noting the style or how expensive they are? Do you see their age?…

Experience requires experience

“Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.” - Terry Pratchett There is a significant difference between knowledge and wisdom. Having knowledge does not necessarily mean you have the ability to improve…

We And Ours

"There is no inner peace found in taking care of me and mine. It is present in attending to the needs of we and ours." - John Bruna On this New Year's Day, I send all of you my our heartfelt appreciation and gratitude. You are all making…

Stick To Love

“I have decided to stick to love...Hate is too great a burden to bear.” - Martin Luther King Jr. In the practice of loving-kindness, we can develop the ability to love people we don’t like and, ultimately, stop hating others. This…

Don't fear mistakes

"It seems that the necessary thing to do is not to fear mistakes, to plunge in, to do the best that one can, hoping to learn enough from blunders to correct them eventually." - Abraham Maslow One of the most common obstacles preventing us…

Moving beyond fear

"One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again." Abraham Maslow It is extremely difficult to grow while in our comfort zone. As we know, the…