Catching Fireflies

finding magic along the way

Tag Archives: Zen

A Monk in my Mailbox

I was baptized Catholic, raised Protestant and spent my freshman year sharing a dorm room with a practicing witch.  I work with people who practice the Jewish and Hindu faiths, and I have friends who are born-again Evangelical Christians, atheists and pagans.  Is it any surprise that I am a spiritual wanderer? Being a book …

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Chasing Imperfection

“Embrace exuberant imperfection”  (Chris  Baty, No Plot, No Problem) For years, I have been intrigued by the Zen concept of beginner’s mind. In its simplest explanation, it is the ability to allow yourself to be a beginner at something you have done a million times. This is a skill that I think most of us have …

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