Kahlil Gibran's poem on the fear of dissipation is a call to faith, to trust in the oceanic nature of the life-manifesting force.
“Do Not Visit the Sufi Unless You Want to Benefit”
Sufi teacher and author Idries Shah on the importance and mind-opening potential of the teacher-student relationship.
Respecting Ourselves, Respecting Things
Zenkei Blanche Hartman discusses respect for the physical world, which starts with respect for ourselves, grounded in interconnectedness.
The Most Penetrating Preachers: Herman Hesse’s Ode to Trees
This wonderful fragment of Hermann Hesse's writing comes from a book that's actually out of print and one of the hardest of the author's books to come by - Wandering: Notes and Sketches. The book itself follows the author's contemplations through nature and the insights that transpired. Here he talks about his reverence for trees,… Continue reading The Most Penetrating Preachers: Herman Hesse’s Ode to Trees