Holding on to what is thrilling to us can be stifling and prevent us from paving the way for new experiences.
Albert Einstein lays out his living philosophy and the set of ideals that he held in his personal, spiritual and political life.
With his poem My Hunger for You, Brian Yapko presents a desperate and generally unsuccessful search for God.
The Buddha's final words of advice to his students before he died were to take refuge in the dharma and in themselves.
Maggie Smith's beautiful and poignant poem about the how to parent and teach beauty to our children.
Santideva talks about the practice of meditation as a means to reveal Awakening Mind, here particularly focusing on the discipline and skill of relationship.
Rilke stresses the importance of work in relationship and cautions against the youthful fancy that romance is the domain of play and pleasure.
Dogen answers the questions of his students regarding monastic renunciation - how can one have faith that one's basic needs will be met?
Doing nothing might be one of the hardest challenges for a person. Barbara Kingsolver approaches the question with great humor.
The Dalai Lama on his rigorous studies that were set against the background of the political upheaval in Tibet and an invasion by China.