Why Leaving a Book Half-Read is So Hard: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323469804578525354146879558.html “It goes against how we’re built,” says Matthew Wilhelm, a clinical psychologist with Kaiser Permanente in Union City, Calif. “There is a tendency for us to perceive objects as ‘finished’ or ‘whole’ even though they may not be. This motivation is very powerful and helps to […]
Backpacking Montanita Ecuador – A Lucid Practice Destination Guide
Backpacking Montanita Ecuador : A Travel Guide Montanita Ecuador : How to get there, where to stay, and what to do: For the past six months I had contested the idea of going to Montanita Ecuador. The sun-soaked beach town is known around the world for its surfing and party scenes. Given its reputation for […]
RR Meditaton: Forgiveness of Reality
Richard Rohr: We don’t come to God (or truth or love) by insisting on some ideal worldly order or so-called perfection, but in fact we come “to knowledge of salvation by the experience of forgiveness” (Luke 1:77)—forgiveness of reality itself, of others, of ourselves—for being so ordinary, imperfect, and often disappointing. Many also have to […]
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