It can be easy to despair over the state of our planet today. It doesn’t matter what we’re talking about—politics, the environment, cruelty to all life forms, etc.
As an antidote to all that, one of my favorite personal practices is to simply regularly spend time in a natural setting.… Read more
I recently received some news about someone I knew well long ago. I’d lost touch with her over the years. The news, which did not surprise me, was about her deteriorating health. She was literally at death’s doorway. I’ll call her Joan (not her real name).
Joan had been carrying a bitter grudge against a family member for most of her life. She refused to have anything to do with this relative.… Read more