Category Archives: Echoes: What Others Have Said

Listening Like a Good Mom

“It is a joy to be hidden, and disaster not to be found.” D. W. Winnicot, Talking to Parents

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Echo on Narcissism, New Age

  At that time my heart was all broke I looked like ashes and smelled like smoke And I turned away from my loving kind Tried to leave my body and live in my mind. James Taylor, Line ’em Up … Continue reading

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Echo on Disorder

There is more that is right with you than is wrong with you. Jon Kabat-Zinn Full Catastrophe Living

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Echo on Doing Good

Jesus was all virtue, and acted from impulse, not from rules. William Blake The Complete Illuminated Books

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Echo on Gentleness

When all thoughts Are exhausted I slip into the woods And gather A pile of shepherd’s purse. Like the little stream Making its way Through the mossy crevices I, too, quietly Turn clear and transparent. Ryokan Dewdrops on a Lotus … Continue reading

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Echo on Needs and Wants

Let your wants become so few that you can pass through the eye of a needle. Anthony deMello The Way to Love

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Echo on Apprehending

You know quite well, deep within you, that there is only a single Magic, a single power, a single salvation … and that It is called loving. Well, then, love your suffering. Do not resist it, do not flee from … Continue reading

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Echoes on Chameleon-ing

There is much difference between imitating a good man and counterfeiting him. Ben Franklin I am I, and you are you. If we meet along the way, it’s beautiful. If not, it can’t be helped. Fritz Perls Gestalt Therapy Verbatim … Continue reading

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Practicing Apprehending

Complete the sentence, “Everything changed the day . . .”, and let your mind re‑visit a crossroads when you seemed to change deeply. How did you move forward? Have you ever shared this deep shift with a friend? (Putting it … Continue reading

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Echoes on Delight

Energy is eternal delight. William Blake The Complete Illuminated Books If we’d only stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time. Edith Wharton It’s not the nature of the work but its consecration* that is the … Continue reading

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