The Wonders of Reading

By Katherine Horvath Web Exclusive About a month ago, I did something which shocked my husband and dismayed my children: I unplugged the television and told them that I didn’t want it on anymore. I was tired of the non-stop stream of commercial advertisements

Breathing In

Breathing In: Breastfeeding as a Spiritual PracticeBy Leslie DavisIssue 120, September/October 2003 The Sangha dwells in mindfulness day and night, providing the foundation for us to realize the fruit of meditation. -Thich Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese Buddhist monk, poet, and peacemaker Thich Nhat Hanh writes,

Watching the Birds

I picked up the book The Big Year when I went to buy bird food recently and it’s rekindled my love of bird watching. The book is about a year-long competition to see the most birds in North America and has been made into