Communicating, Interbeing, New Paradigm in Practice

The Culture Wheel

What makes us who we are? Our culture! And as the world becomes more interconnected, cultures mix, mingle and swirl to create sub-cultures and each of us arguably has a unique sub-sub-culture. My (awesome) principal a few years ago introduced the culture wheel assignment to us teachers during the orientation/prep week prior to the beginning… Continue reading The Culture Wheel

Writings

A Spiritual Education

"People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within." ~ Elisabeth Kubler Ross Is there such a thing as peace or justice in a world where depression and anxiety are rampant, people… Continue reading A Spiritual Education

The New Story

What if the Teacher was Life?

“What if religion was each other? If our practice was our life? If prayer was our words? What if the temple was the Earth? If forests were our church? If holy water - the rivers, lakes, and oceans? What if meditation was our relationships? If the Teacher was life? If wisdom was knowledge? If love… Continue reading What if the Teacher was Life?

Mindfulness

Our ultimate responsibility

From The First and Last Freedom, by J. Krishnamurti [On Self-Knowledge] "The problems of the world are so colossal, so very complex, that to understand and to resolve them one must approach them in a very simple and direct manner; and simplicity, directness, do not depend on outward circumstances nor on our particular prejudices and… Continue reading Our ultimate responsibility