Buddhism teaches about the practice of meditation…just sitting, watching (without judging or resisting) thoughts and feelings that arise.
It’s a good practice to cultivate acceptance and kindness for all parts of ourselves, and all of humanity.
Sometimes sitting in meditation even for one minute can seem daunting. Mindfulness is just being aware of each moment, carefully attending to even the most subtle sensations of movement. Test your skill! Can you simply watch this meditator for a single minute?
Tuesday, Feb 20 - On an average, 96 people a day are killed by gunfire in the United States. Yesterday, 17 children were killed in Florida. That leaves 79 others whose names and faces we won’t be seeing online or in print, but they are still dead.
Monday, Feb 19 - In a letter to the editor, Joe Crochmal writes: "...in our world of sensationalized celebrities and public leaders, W. E. B. Du Bois serves as a shining example of how one passionate and motivated individual, from humble beginnings, can drive change in the world..."
Friday, Feb 16 - With all the talk about the varied skills of Corey Lewandoski, Paul Manafort and Steve Bannon, who took turns steering the Trump campaign, many were surprised by the title of the Nov. 22, 2016, Forbes article: “How Jared Kushner Won Trump the White House.”