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Mindful Monday Morsels

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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February 3, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from Christian Insight Meditation. Drawing heavily on the teachings of St. John of the Cross, and also drawing from the illuminating...

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This week's morsel comes from Christian Insight Meditation. Drawing...

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January 27, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from 12 Steps on the Buddha's Path, an inspiring firsthand account of what happens when life seems hopeless and the miracle of finding out...

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This week's morsel comes from 12 Steps on the Buddha's Path, an inspiring...

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January 13, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

Today's Mindful Morsel comes from A Song for the King: Sahara on Mahamudra Meditation by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche. Mahamudra is the basic meditation practice...

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Today's Mindful Morsel comes from A Song for the King: Sahara on...

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December 30, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

Today's morsel comes from The Easy Path: Illuminating the First Panchen Lama’s Secret Instructions by Gyumed Khunsur Lobsang Jampa, a translation and commentary of...

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Today's morsel comes from The Easy Path: Illuminating the First Panchen Lama’...

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December 16, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

Today's morsel comes from the compliation, The Art of Just Sitting: Essential Writings on the Zen Practice of Shikantaza, edited by John Daido Loori. The selection...

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Today's morsel comes from the compliation, The Art of Just Sitting: Essential...

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December 2, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

Today's Mindful Morsel comes from Ajahn Brahm's Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond. In this book, Ajahn Brahm (a self-described meditation junkie) shares his...

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Today's Mindful Morsel comes from Ajahn Brahm's Mindfulness, Bliss, and...

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November 25, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from The Attention Revolution: Unlocking the Power of the Focused Mind by B. Alan Wallace. In this book, Wallace explores a systematic...

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This week's morsel comes from The Attention Revolution: Unlocking the Power...

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