Saturday, April 10, 2010

Spiritual Eating and Writing

"Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care, for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill" - the Buddha

Buddhist master chooses to "savor" food
"Bear in mind that everything is impermanent, including your extra weight." So now. Whose book about food might that come from? Buddhist scholar and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh. That's right, he's written a food book, Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life, with Lilian Cheung of the Harvard School of Public Health.

Sacred art: Exploring the spiritual in writing
On [April 7, 2010] over 8,000 writers flocked to Denver to participate in the annual Association of Writing Programs conference. One of the underlying themes of this conference for me was religion and spirituality. Perhaps my own questions and interests led me to seek out these discussions among a wide array of conference offerings. But this year's panelists seemed to have a range of well-considered approaches to integrate spirituality in the writer's life...

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