Contents

Conversation as Win-Win: David Bohm on Dialogue

‘You Are Not the Guilty Party”—Bubba Free John on Original Sin

Crazy Wisdom and Criminal Charges: Coming to Terms With Bubba Free John

Testing Your Practices in the Fire of Suffering

Thomas Merton in the Snow

Three Books That Changed My Life

Cultivating Spaciousness: Ten Perspectives on a Practice

Letting Go of Goals: Consider These Alternatives

Letting Go of Goals: Freedom From Flawed Assumptions

Letting Go of Goals: An Invitation

Returning to the Roots of Mindfulness: The Four Noble Truths

Beyond Happiness: Budda and Yuval Noah Harari on Nirvana

Creating Space Between Stimulus and Response: Insights from Goenka

The Intimacy of Shared Silence

Practices for a Pandemic Year—a Guide to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Don’t Boost Motivation: Just Ride the Wave

Bill Wilson and Carl Jung on Addiction and Spirituality

Taking Refuge in ‘Big Sky Mind’—the Observing Self

Sam Harris on Spirituality Without Religion

‘Every Moment is Fresh’ and More Slogans for Constructive Living

Pay Attention and Act Purposefully—the Heart of Constructive Living

The Art of Crap Detection

BJ Fogg on the Myths of Habit Change—and a Method That Actually Works

Further Reflections on the Landmark Forum

Bodywork as Spiritual Practice

Notes on the Landmark Forum: A Personal Distinctionary

Remembering Thomas Merton: Rain, Grace and Rhinoceros

Wear the World Like a Loose Garment

Enlightenment—Possibilities and Limits

Meditating on Fear and Anxiety—Insights from Shinzen Young

Andrew Weil on the Power of Breathing

Remembering Ram Dass and ‘Be Here Now’

Tony deMello on the Power of Awareness

Living With Ease: the Heart of the Tao te Ching

Talking to Lao Tzu About Time Management

A Song for My Father