Sitting with our feelings

Sitting with our feelings

“Depression is like a woman in black. If she turns up, don’t shoo her away. Invite her in, offer her a seat, treat her like a guest and listen to what she wants to say” says Carl G. Jung. This reminds me of Rumi’s poem, The...

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The Turtle and the Mud

The Turtle and the Mud

Chuang Tzu with his bamboo pole was fishing in the Pu river. The prince of Chu sent two vice-chancellors with a formal document: “We hereby appoint you prime minister.” Chuang Tzu held his bamboo pole still. Watching the Pu river he...

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Embodying the Metaphor of a Tree

  Outside my living room window lives a tall tree with thick and thin branches, limb-like, arms wide open and expanded, greeting and welcoming every day and seasons. Dressed with tiny, soft, delicate leaves, the tree cues its presence and...

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