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Posts Tagged ‘pema chodron’
You don’t need a reason to pause and recite this beautiful aspiration for all beings…
And now as long as space endures
And as long as there are beings to be found
May I continue likewise to remain.
To drive away the sorrows of the world
As taught to us by Pema Chodron at our Tonglen retreat in June.
Veteran journalist Howard Gleckman has written the definitive book about the crisis of finding, providing, and paying for long-term care services. He takes us from “the phone call” to the personal stories of people struggling to care for their loved ones to a clear understanding of the problems and their possible solutions. I am taking the book to Omega this weekend to read, along with some books by Pema Chodron—more about her later.
Things You Must Know About Caring for Your Parents (from Gleckman’s web site) (more…)