The invitation was to memorize the Metta Sutta, a Buddhist poem about lovingkindness. I love memorizing poems. Challenge accepted.
I want my kids to find their own way in the world, to explore different beliefs and decide what they want to put their faith in.
The books I don’t post on GoodReads are the ones whose titles tell the world too much about my personal life.
Do I have to meditate every day? For how long? Is five minutes enough? These are questions I get all the time.
You can think of my Insight Timer library as April On Demand. Meditation for writers, as needed.
As writing goes, the Diamond Sutra is about as far from limerick as you can get, but my guy made it work. Because he’s a genius.
Take some time to treat yourself well. Hike, swim, eat delicious food, do some writing. It’s going to be a lovely retreat.