"When you really look for me, you will see me instantly - you will find me in the tiniest house of time" - Kabir One of my favorite childhood memories is sitting in a dark church, late at night, with my dad. The spiritual community I grew up in had a rich tradition of contemplative services and seasonal devotions. During these seasonal periods of renewal that typically lasted from one to three days, parishioners were invited to deepen their spiritual practice and reflection.
"Thich Nhat Hanh, the Vietnamese Zen Master and mindfulness teacher aptly points out that one reason we might want to practice mindfulness is that most of the time we are unwittingly practicing its opposite; When framed this way, we might want to take more responsibility for how we meet the world inwardly and outwardly; especially given that there just aren't any 'in-between' moments in our lives."' -Jon Kabat-Zinn, in Coming To Our Senses In the weekly mindfulness meditati