Silence and Stillness

Silence and Stillness

Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of God. Ralph Waldo Emerson A student once asked me about the attraction, the benefit, of a silent retreat.  He’d read of them, and wondered how/why they might be useful. For those who have practiced silence, or...
The Stillness to Simply Be

The Stillness to Simply Be

As has always been the case, a trip to China again provided subtle insight into the efficacy of a Daoist Longevity Practice, and a reminder of why qigong, taiji and meditation need to be an integral part of my every day. I?ve just returned to the mountains of the...