Posts tagged "attention"
Moomin Messages

Moomin Messages

Moomin messages have transformed my life and my relationship in sweet and significant ways.  How so? Recently a friend introduced us to the writings of Tove Jannson, a Swedish speaking Finnish novelist, whose children’s books about Moominland, and its characters are treasured far and wide, but were unknown to me until a few months ago. Several...
Eclipse: Ordinary and Extraordinary

Eclipse: Ordinary and Extraordinary

A few nights ago there was a “super moon”, and a total lunar eclipse.  What is more, it was a clear night in Vancouver, so we could actually see the spectacle!  As it turned out, we almost missed it. Mike and I were playing cribbage, one of our daily practices.  We had the lights down...

Flow and Awareness

What is the connection between a spiritual way, a path, and our activities in the world — our craft, our work? Carla Needleman, potter and author, has written provocatively on this topic in her book, The Work of Craft. Even asking the question leads us to approach our relationship between the spiritual dimensions and our...