Posts tagged "Rick Hanson"
International Women's Day

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day invites reflection and celebration about who and where we are today, at home and around the world, on the status of women, gender issues, respect, equality… Here are a few musings that come to mind for me.  Enjoy, share, add your own. Here’s a Canadian perspective: Each year, March 8 is an opportunity...
Good or Evil?

Good or Evil?

       It’s an age-old deliberation, but the question persists: are we humans inherently good or evil?  Or some entanglement of both? Is it a question perhaps of nature and nurture, or of deep psychology, or our evolutionary adaptations, or a combination?      The question dissolves in the non-dual world, of course, and...
Basic Decent Goodness

Basic Decent Goodness

Remembering “basic decent goodness” is turning out to be a big help for me in my ongoing struggle with the turmoil — both inside myself, and that which I perceive in the world.  Sound convoluted? Only sort of! Here a compendium of short notes in support of this approach: Pablo Casals puts it this way: “Each person has inside...
Challenges and Spaciousness

Challenges and Spaciousness

Wild and crazy things are happening these days, and many of them are full of challenges: the unfolding of the US election; many dear friends, including close family members, have significant health issues; October storms of typhoon force are coursing in from the ocean; my brand new computer is acting up and I have to pack it up...
Opening to the Good

Opening to the Good

 “In my writing, as much as I could, I tried to find the good, and praise it.”  This is a quote from Alex Haley, author of Roots.  When I came across this quote, it landed with me.   It aligns with my intention in writing these pieces, of sharing my journey with you, and inviting you...