Featured Articles and Journals: Books

April 26, 2012
I’m sorry this is the last week of this process, though it has had a good effect and perhaps it’s time to move on to other lessons in letting go. I packed up 10 books today for a writer friend, and another 10 for my local Goodwill, a very nice...
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April 17, 2012
Sometime this week I remembered that my resolve was to not buy books until I gave away an equal number of books..in other words, there is a path to acquisition! I can get books!!!!! That just needs to rest on letting go, and creating space. This isn...
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April 10, 2012
I love to read. My first meditation retreats, in India, weren’t completely silent – there were silent days and silent periods – but in any event, I liked the idea of silence. There was a strict guideline though about not reading. That was to keep us...
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April 3, 2012
I live in a house in Barre, Massachusetts, and also stay in a little sublet apartment in NYC in the times that I am there. Both are piled high with books – books I’ve read and don’t want to give up, more often books I’ve bought I intend to someday...
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December 16, 2011
AWAKE IN THE WORLD: Teachings from Yoga & Buddhism for Living an Engaged Life by Michael Stone
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by ellen s
April 26, 2011
Today's launch of Book Country, a site by Penguin, one of the older and more distinguished publishers around, generated a bit of talk, in Publishers Weekly and general media as well.  
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April 7, 2011
Rain is making on a pattern on the windows in Seattle. Its 9pm in New York City and the days here are feeling long. I meditated at around 3 pm today and it felt like Velveeta brain. Slippery and manufactured. Yesterday I went to a dharma talk and...
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