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Let Them Be, by Luis Fernando Llosa

Let Them Be, by Luis Fernando Llosa

Luis Fernando LlosaDec 4, 201614 min read

Winslow Homer, Snap the Whip, 1872, Metropolitan Museum of Art America’s children are being robbed of their childhood. It’s as simple as that. Play used to…

Finding the Path, by Tracy Cochran

Finding the Path, by Tracy Cochran

Tracy CochranMar 20, 201611 min read

Painting by Emma Tapley Among the tasks or “yogi jobs” a participant can volunteer for during silent retreats at the Insight Meditation Society, a Buddhist meditation…

Finding Joy: The Science of Happiness, by Patty de Llosa

Finding Joy: The Science of Happiness, by Patty de Llosa

Patty de LlosaMay 6, 201719 min read

Photograph by Frank McKenna We long to find more joy in our daily pursuits even though life has taught us it’s not so easy. New discoveries…

Seeing is an Act, by Jeanne de Salzmann

Seeing is an Act, by Jeanne de Salzmann

Jeanne de SalzmannJan 17, 20173 min read

Jeanne de Salzmann The question is not what to do but how to see. Seeing is the most important thing—the act of seeing. I need to realize…

A Shared World, by Tracy Cochran

A Shared World, by Tracy Cochran

Tracy CochranMay 1, 201418 min read

Therefore, Ananda, be islands unto yourselves, refuges unto yourselves….” As he lay dying, the Buddha gave this advice to his beloved cousin and disciple Ananda. I thought of it as…





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