A Metta Meditation

For your heart. I don’t know the original author, having heard it at Spring Hill in the ‘80s, and having  read it  in works connected to Jon Kabat Zin, Jack Kornfield, and Thich Nat Hanh. I share it here in what is probably an often-revised version. It holds a simple...

A Month for Kindness

I’m reading The Education of the Heart. I have ‘read’ it three times already, each reading at a time in my life when I claimed, or was forced to claim, intimate time for myself. Edited by Thomas Moore, his professional listing is American psychotherapist, former monk,...

Plant a Flower

Seeds take root in many ways. When I wrote Seedlings, I was impassioned about sharing my relationship stories. The response has been extremely heartwarming. Readers have taken ideas or quotes from the book as a seed for a decision they’ve made about their...