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Mindful Monday Morsels

April 14, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from Awesome Nightfall: The Life, Times, and Poetry of Saigyō. Awesome Nightfall captures the power of Saigyō’s poetry and this...

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This week's morsel comes from Awesome Nightfall: The Life, Times, and Poetry...

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April 7, 2014
by Maura Gaughan

In the spirit of National Poetry Month, this week’s mindful morsel comes from The Clouds Should Know Me by Now, edited by Red Pine and Mike O’Connor. The...

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In the spirit of National Poetry Month, this week’s mindful morsel comes from...

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March 31, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week’s morsel comes from Daughters of Emptiness, a collection of poems from Chinese Buddhist nuns spanning sixteen centuries. The selection below includes...

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This week’s morsel comes from Daughters of Emptiness, a collection of...

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March 24, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week’s morsel comes from Janet Jiryu Abels’ Making Zen Your Own. In this book, Abels traces the life stories of twelve Chinese Zen masters who, together,...

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This week’s morsel comes from Janet Jiryu Abels’ Making Zen Your Own. In...

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March 17, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week’s morsel is from one of Wisdom’s most-read titles, How to Meditate by Kathleen McDonald. McDonald is a Western Buddhist nun with solid experience in both...

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This week’s morsel is from one of Wisdom’s most-read titles, How to Meditate...

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March 10, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week’s morsel comes from Mindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfulness by Deborah Schoeberlein David. In this book, David shows teachers of all subjects and...

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This week’s morsel comes from Mindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfulness...

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March 3, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

March is Women’s History Month, and we thought there was no better book to kick off the week than Grace Schireson’s Zen Women. This landmark presentation at last...

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March is Women’s History Month, and we thought there was no better book to kick...

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February 24, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week’s morsel comes from James Ishmael Ford’s If You're Lucky, Your Heart Will Break. Using vignettes and anecdotes from his own life—as well as quotations...

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This week’s morsel comes from James Ishmael Ford’s If You're Lucky, Your...

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February 10, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from The Mindful Writer by Dinty W. Moore. The Mindful Writer illuminates the creative process: where writing and creativity...

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This week's morsel comes from The Mindful Writer by Dinty W. Moore...

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