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Ideas and Practices for Deep Living

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” -Robert Frost Nothing is Something In the Spring, plants bloom. In the Summer, they flower and fruit. In Fall, the leaves turn, and the harvest is ready. But when it comes to Winter, the…

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“My Dear Brothers, We Are Already One. But We Imagine That We Are Not.” -Thomas Merton The Forest & The Trees If you were to take a hike just southwest of Fish Lake in Utah, you would find yourself in a beautiful 100 acre grove of Quaking Aspen trees. As…

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“The Still is Master of the Restless.” -Lao Tzu The Cult of Control In 1875, while William Ernest Henley was recovering from multiple surgeries resulting from tuberculosis, he penned the poem Invictus, which concludes with this famous proclamation: I am the master of my fate I am the captain of…

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“The Heart Has Reasons that Reason Cannot Know.” -Blaise Pascal Born Rationalists If you’re reading this, you likely think like a Westerner. You may not feel like it, just as a fish doesn’t feel like he’s in water. Nonetheless, as Westerners, we inherit a particular way of seeing life. Part of this inheritance…

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