Psychologist and Insight teacher Allyson Pimentel shares two practices to savor the good times in parenting — and in life.
With her empowered imagery, she’s connected many to the divine feminine. Andrea Miller profiles the Japanese American visionary Mayumi Oda.
Making friends with yourself is the ground, path, and fruition of Buddhist meditation, says Judy Lief. It starts by dropping your mask and looking at the real you with honesty and love.
Dani Shapiro talks about being raised Orthodox Jewish, uncovering a decades-old family secret, and writing her new novel—her most spiritual work yet.
Shozan Jack Haubner presents a prayer for the chaotic awakening of nature that is spring.
Retreats are being held at Auschwitz, a former plantation, and a site where Indigenous people were massacred. Lindsay Kyte reports on how retreatants are finding freedom from their ancestral pain.
Sharon Salzberg on the power of equanimity — the essence of complete presence.
Judy Yushin Nakatomi reflects on the evolutionary ride of caring and learning, and protecting that is mothering.
Silence can be noble or ignoble, liberating or oppressive. Bhante Sumano on knowing when, why, and how to be silent—but not silenced.
The practice of love, says bell hooks, is the most powerful antidote to the politics of domination.