Chattering Mind
January 1, 1970 Archives

“I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.” —Maya Angelou Photo by Louise

Thanks to CM reader Daria for sending me the link to Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep, an organization that helps parents of dying and deceased infants find volunteer photographers to capture their newborn and family free of charge–sometimes […]

Last Friday evening, I attended a service in honor of my son’s Hebrew school teachers. At that gathering the rabbi reminded us that the weekend always arrives but that the Sabbath (which, as you may know, for Jews lasts 24 […]

We know we should do one thing at a time. When chopping onions, for instance, it’s best to chop with the whole mind, and not talk on the phone or listen to the radio. We also know it’s best to […]

“Being is meditating twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Behavior as it is normally defined no longer exists… Accordngly, being is an optimal state. Plus, you’re not just passively hanging around, letting things happen to you; you have […]

“I will focus my energy on my true intentions. I will not be distracted by noise, chatter or setbacks. Patience, commitment, grace, and purpose will guide me.” –Peg Streep, “The Woman’s Book of Guardians: Divine Guides, Muses, Totems, and Protectors […]