To hear is to be here

Did you know that the words “hear” and “here” share a common root? Originally meaning “to be told, or learn by report”, the spelling only changed in the 14th or 15th centuries. In our modern lives, the constant background noises of city life can easily distract us from being truly present and attentive.

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I can see clearly now the rain has gone…

come back to calm one day reset retreat

One of the basic truths of the meditation tradition is that it is our state of mind that governs so much of our experience of life.
This isn’t just how or what we think about our lives (although that’s certainly a huge part of it) – it’s also about how we react emotionally and physically to things that happen.
Do we tighten up, or lock down on some experiences …

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