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Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. ~ Eckhart Tolle

I started using computers years ago. Back then, I never dreamed we’d be living in today’s world filled with sometimes–deadly digital distractions.

I love technology. I could not do this work without it. But I set limits.

Berna and I recently spent six days in New York City. We noticed probably 80% of the people walking the streets had their eyes glued to their phones. Several of them nearly ran into us for lack of attention.Read more

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Presence is when you’re no longer waiting for the next moment, believing that the next moment will be more fulfilling than this one. ~ Eckhart Tolle

Recently, someone asked us:
“Is it always possible to be in the present moment?”

Our answer:
“You are always in the present moment. Even when you are thinking about the past or the future, you are doing it in the present moment. Now is all you have.”

But, unfortunately, with many of us, even when our bodies are in the present moment, our minds are everywhere else except in the present moment.Read more

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Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make NOW the primary focus of your life. ~ Eckhart Tolle

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Vietnamese Buddhist monk and author Thich Nhat Hahn tells an interesting story about a visit with his friend Jim Forest.

After they finished dinner one night, Jim asked his friend if he could do the dishes. The monk replied, “Go ahead, but if you wash the dishes, you must know the way to wash them.”

Jim replied, “Come on, you think I don’t know how to wash the dishes?”Read more

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We are all so much together, but we are dying of loneliness. ~ Albert Schweitzer

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You would think in this super-connected world we live in no one would feel lonely. Communication is literally instantaneous, even across thousands of miles. And yet there is an epidemic of loneliness plaguing so many people all across the globe.

One of our readers wrote me recently. With her permission, I want to share with you part of her letter:

I’ve been thinking of our last conversation with Spirit and how you told me I already know everything.Read more

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“Acquire inner peace and a multitude will find their salvation near you.” ~ Catherine de Hueck Doherty, founder of Madonna House

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One day a while ago, I was walking through the Rochester, New York airport on my way to catch a flight. Nearly everyone around me was rushing about, stressed out and none too happy. A typical airport scene in today’s hurried and harried world.

I happen to love flying, and find airports fun—and, strange as it sounds, peaceful—places.

Making my way through the crowd, I spied a tall grey-haired man walking toward me.Read more