Tag : mindfulness

The Recipe of Life

Growing up, we didn’t have measuring cups and spoons in the kitchen. My mom used the spoons in the drawers and the teacups in the cabinet for measuring ingredients. It wasn’t

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Compassion for Humanity

I am patiently waiting for the traffic light to change. Standing in the center divider is a man. He is holding a sign that reads, “Hungry, homeless, need help”. He has

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How a Garden Teaches Compassion

As the days steadily grow shorter and cooler, I am called to spend a few moments appreciating the uncomplicated beauty of the garden. As sentient beings, plants possess an ability

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The Enchanting Summer Garden

The enchantment of a summer garden. Maybe it’s a community garden, a few potted plants on a front porch, or a vegetable garden worthy of a farmer’s market. Regardless of

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Mindful Gardening

Even though it was over 20 years ago, I have a distinct memory of one of my Tae Kwon Do masters reminding us to “tend our own garden and not

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