Relationships aren’t easy, says Susan Piver, but if we practice the six paramitas, or transcendent perfections, we can discover how to live in love.
Everything changes; nothing lasts. In matters of the heart, this can be hard. Karen Maezen Miller on what to do after the love story ends.
Gabriel Cohen on how you can defuse stressful situations by pausing before reacting instinctively.
When a couple sees their relationship as practice, their love is grounded in a deeper knowing of one another. Even if there are tough times, says Norman Fischer, practice brings them back to appreciation and affection.
She’s the Queen of Rock ’n’ Roll. An unwanted child. A believer in the power of love. A longtime Buddhist. Andrea Miller talks to Tina Turner.
Carolyn Rose Gimian explains why the experience of dissatisfaction — which the Rolling Stones so aptly described — might be just what we need.
Michael Sowder analyzes James Wright’s poem: “Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy’s Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota”
Andrea Miller interviews author Lisa See about her novel, Dreams of Joy, a historical fiction set in China during the Great Leap Forward.
A review of All Things Shining and To Uphold the World by Gaylon Ferguson.
It was his first kiss, a moment when no one was running the show and no calculations were being made. In so many ways, says John Tarrant, love is like enlightenment. It teaches us how to live down a level, to follow instructions that come from deep inside.