Closure, Uncertainty & Planting New Seeds

I was taught to be detached from outcomes – to put in all your effort, to work with love and passion, but to also be open to all possibilities. It is about the journey, not the destination. But, these past few years, I have been very attached…

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The Power of the School Walk Out

Last night, my 13-year old daughter, Leela, stayed up long past her bedtime to make five posters for the National School Walkout. She coordinated messaging with her elder sister and friends, contemplating if an image of a man from the NRA holding a gun to the Statue…

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More than Love

Guest post by Kanika Sethi

I am a big Beatles fan.  In fact, right after the 2016 election, when people immediately starting forming “resistance” groups and gathering in protest outside of Trump Tower shouting obscenities at him, I half-jokingly told friends and families that the only way I’d be standing out there…

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Doing the Inner Work for the Outer Work in a Suffering World

For the last 3 weeks, I participated in an intensive program at Teachers College (Columbia University) for my Masters in Psychology and Spirituality. During 9-hour days, we immersed ourselves in an academic understanding of the inherent spirituality in children, and how spirituality relates to personal healing, education,…

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