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by Dewitt Jones

May 04, 2012

I sat on that hillside as the sun slipped into the Pacific. The lagoon far below in the foreground; the Point of Point Reyes jutting out into the ocean. Yellows and umbers, blacks and siennas, beauty beyond measure. My heart was pounding even more than it had been on the hike up. Sheer joy.

Could I BE like the sunset? Could I put out the very best I had every day without any regard to whether it was received or not… READ MORE

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by Lauri Gwilt

May 04, 2012

How do we get ourselves into a state of celebration every day?

For me it’s something I’ve had to continually practice for it to become part of my everyday life – I’m still practicing, and probably always will.

It’s easy for me to celebrate when something wonderful happens. And as I age, I've noticed that it's also become easy to celebrate following something bad happening – as if the… READ MORE

 
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by Eric Alan

May 04, 2012

In the course of the life I’ve spent looking deeply into nature for answers, the wisest answers have often been the simplest ones. The most basic observations have often become the most profound.

One of the wisest and simplest principles is this: what you water, grows. Nature shows us the principle in the relationship of plants and rain. Mindfulness practitioners and gardeners—who are often one and the same—show it… READ MORE

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