Practicing Compassion and Kindness

Every time I step on my yoga mat, my wise teacher reminds the class, “Yoga is a practice.”  I’ve learned that a “practice” means you approach whatever you are doing without expectation, taking what comes in the moment with gratitude. It’s a simple concept but not always easy to do. My mind likes to assess…

THE ART OF LIVING: The Wisdom of the Tao

There was something formless and perfect before the universe was born.It is serene.  Empty.Solitary. Unchanging.Infinite.  Eternally present.It is the mother of the universe.For lack of a better name,I call it the Tao.It flows through all things,inside and outside, and returnsto the origin of all things.The Tao is great.The universe is great.Earth is great.Man is great.There are…