your daily rock : give freely

My friend Amy McCracken wrote beautifully about this recently on our blog, 3x3x365. (Scroll to the “Richmond, VA entry). Approach the world with openness. Love,     (These beautifully painted rocks are created by Kim Mailhot, aka The Rock...

your daily rock : say “I,” not “they”

“They really should do something about that.” “I hope they can solve this problem.” “They’re not even paying attention to this issue!” Change won’t happen unless we change that “they” to “I.”...

your daily rock : let yourself yearn.

Our lives, when we add them all up at the end, are the sum of our deepest yearnings meeting the challenges we call obstacles. We want our lives to have more meaning, and we feel that doing laundry gets in the way. We want to love and be loved, and we feel that needing...

Discernment

Dear friends, I haven’t written here recently, for several reasons. 1) I was finishing my newest book, The Geography of Loss, now available online and in brick-and-mortar bookstores. 2) For the past few months, I have been in a period of great, quiet, deep...

your daily rock : live mindfully

“Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t).” –...