Tag Archives: Heart

Can We Talk?

This is an edited version of the guest column I wrote for the Nevada Appeal.  “That’s it!” he said, “I’m not talking to you anymore; you’re not listening to me,” and he turned away. “Humph,” I thought, “I’m a trained … Continue reading

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A Heart as Wide as the World

To have a heart as wide as the world—a phrase I first heard from meditation teacher and author Sharon Salzberg—is my aspiration.  In Buddhist psychology the heart is not separate from the mind, which is known as citta in Sanskrit.  … Continue reading

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Quiet Mind, Open Heart

As we approach this important election, like many people I find myself nervous and stressed.  Last week I enjoyed photos of the Hindu festival of lights, which I was fortunate to attend in India and Nepal.  In Nepal people make … Continue reading

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