What Suffering Teaches Us

the dance of meeting needs

There’s an old saying. Some say it’s from Zen Buddhism, others say it’s universally a spiritual teaching that applies to anyone wishing to become happier. “Only a cracked pot allows the light in.” What does this mean? To me, it’s clearly about accepting our impefections. In Japan that’s called wabisabi. This is a philosophy that…

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Choosing to Accept Change

Choices by teZa Lord

Many people have a hard time accepting what is. For some, this is a struggle; for others, because they’ve been practicing it for a while, fears and sadness, disappointments and projections simply don’t stick like they do to others who don’t know being content about “all things” is a matter of practice. Being conscious of…

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Change is the Name of Covid’s Game

Covid the Game-Changer

Many are suffering. Many lives have been lost, and countless others impacted, some minimally, some horrifically. Loved ones have been lost. Jobs are lost. Having lost in-person contact, school-age kids are sadly freaking out in record numbers. Mental health workers can’t keep up with the demand in schools for trauma training, comforting all record numbers…

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