Entries tagged with “Contemplation”

Book Review: Awake at the Bedside

Awake at the BedsideContemplative Teachings on Palliative and End-of-Life CareEdited by Koshin Paley Ellison and Matt WeingastWisdom Publications“The potential for intimacy—fo…

Creating Your Dharma Vision Through Contemplation

Adapted excerpt from Awake at the Bedside

How to Encourage Contemplation With a Zen Garden

If you’d like to develop a Zen garden of your own, follow these suggestions.

Let’s Talk About Death

Excerpted from Let’s Talk About Death: Asking the Questions that Profoundly Change the Way We Live and Die

Music Review: They’re Calling Me Home

If there’s an upside to the pandemic, it’s that it inspired creative endeavors like They’re Calling Me Home. Rhiannon Giddens, a native of North Carolina, recorded the album in …

Playing with Wonder Questions

I play with “wonder questions” all the time. I use them in coaching sessions and with my Sweetheart. I use them not to shift what I am thinking about, but how I am thinking about i…

Showing Up for What Is

The contemplative life of women mystics.

The Splendid Spiritual Practice of Silence

A former monk shares insights from a year of solitary prayer and contemplation

Unlock the Wisdom of the Dying

Use this series of questions to invite dying loved ones to explore the wisdom of their lives.