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Something’s Missing

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 A pressure often felt, but perhaps not readily acknowledged, is the enormous pressure to act as if you have it all together, even though you don’t. 

 For instance, you had better …

At One

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 Three years ago, I listened to the poet, David Whyte, friend of the late Irish poet and philosopher, John O’Donohue, for a full day at the University of British Columbia. I felt …

No Finished Facts

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  I have sometimes felt compelled to say to someone who feels her personal world is collapsing: 'What's happening in your life now is not a finished fact.  It is not the end of …

What Gets Your Attention?

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 What gets your attention? Indeed, what do you habitually turn towards? Or, conversely, what do you regularly turn away from?  

 Please do not say that where you look doesn’t matter …

That Essential Dimension

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 I heard about yet another marriage falling apart. My immediate thought was: ‘I don’t know how any marriage survives without a strong sense of a shared search for and participation …