My Daily Ritual

I’m reading a book entitled Daily Rituals: How Artists Work by Mason Curry, which is exactly what it sounds like it would be. The revelation (to me) is that so many artists—painters, writers, composers—had almost unvarying routines around which they built their work. A remarkable number of them seem to […]
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The Eight-Fold Way: Feeding the Spirit

In this final post of this series, we come to the final step of the Eight-Fold Way: True Composure or, as I like to think of it, feeding the spirit. This step traditionally is associated with concentration, meditation, absorption or one-pointedness of mind. The original term, “samadhi,” literally means to […]
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