2 THE BLISS OF SILENCE
by Swami Amar Jyoti
You have to find your way and release your mind. This comes from purity and simplicity of heart, which is not only religious but perfectly scientific.
10 A GLIMPSE OF ZEN
by Kaoru Nonomura
Life-changing experiences during a year as a novice monk at Eiheiji, Japan’s most rigorous Zen Temple.
14 TAO TE CHING BY LAO TZU
Translation by Stephen Mitchell
“You can deal with whatever life brings you, and when death comes, you are ready.”
16 THE HEART OF BRAVERY
by Sakyong Mipham
Can we use meditation to gain solace, strength, inspiration and inquiry in terms of society at large?
22 SHIFT INTO FREEDOM
by Loch Kelly
When we shift into awake awareness we are in real contact with the world and ourselves.
26 TECHNOLOGY, ATTENTION,
AND YOUR CHILD’S BRAIN
by Lucy Jo Palladino, Ph.D
Children today face unprecedented challenges, particularly electronic “attention snatchers.” Practicing the 3 Rs of good attention.
30 PARAM PARA: ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ON THE SPIRITUAL PATH
by Swami Amar Jyoti
Is intelligence reincarnated? How do we choose our path? Is there a balance between surrender and effort?
|32 THE EIGHT LAWS OF CHANGE
by Stephan A. Schwartz
Successful, nonviolent, life-affirming social transformations share certain characteristics, and they are learnable.
40 NEAR DEATH, NOW WHAT?
by Joyce Hawkes, Ph.D.
An NDE can change our awareness and open our consciousness to possibilities we could have never imagined.
42 GRACE IN AGING: SOLITUDE AND SILENCE
by Kathleen Dowling Singh
Intense focus on exploring the self in solitude leads into awareness beyond self and allows our uniqueness to flourish.
50 LOVE, ANIMALS AND MIRACLES
by Bernie S. Siegel, M.D.
A big lesson from a little dog.
64 THE RUNNING CHILD MEDITATION
by Stephanie Noble
Outside the meditation hall a small child running back and forth, feet plopping and rising…
46 Books, Books for Children,
Audio, Spiritual Cinema
51 Tools for Your Journey
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