“The intensity of the pain depends on the degree of resistance to the present moment.” — Eckhart Tolle What are you resisting in the present moment? Breathe and release, over and over. … for Mindful Monday Photo Credit: “Resistance,” Pascal, 2009.
“I once heard [one] of my meditation teachers, Joseph Goldstein, speaking to [someone] who had just lost a loved one and was asking for help in understanding how to cope. Joseph made a very important distinction between sorrow (pain) and grief (disappointment). ‘Sorrow is a natural response to loss,’ he said, ‘But grief is an…
Small Stone #6, perhaps a little depressing today. :-(
Snippets from detention: A poem compiling thoughts that I’ve heard youth express. Along with a little bit of my own thoughts and a few photos selected for reflection.
thoughts on the inner city