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No Big Deal: On Metta & Forgiveness

When I first learned about loving-kindness or Metta practice, I thought it was a little weird. Not that it’s weird to make a practice of inclining our hearts and minds towards goodwill, but a little [...]

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Not your typical flower shot

From author and contemplative photographer Andy Karr comes the latest “Seeing Fresh” contemplative photo of [...]

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Playing With Buddha

Illustration by Tomi Um. “The Buddha is with you,” his mother used to say. “Believe in him.” At age seven, [...]

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