You may have heard the popular quote from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, “We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey.” Given how easily we get lost in our “to do” list, this saying is often used as a reminder that we are not human doings, but human beings.
When days rush past in a blur,
may you pause to receive the simple gifts that life generously offers.
When you are overwhelmed,
may you rest in the gentleness of your own heart.
Resilient Self, Resilient Earth
Some of the most exciting research from recent neuroscience reveals that our brains can continue to learn, even radically rewire, throughout our lifetimes.
You’ve got to be kidding me! You mean that my motivations, no matter how conscious they seem, are scripted by early experiences that I can’t recall?
Seeing the world as we are is tricky business, and it describes why life gets so confusing and difficult at times.