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Practicing Non-Attachment

Practicing Non-Attachment

It’s hard not to get attached.  My children were born in this house.  We celebrated great grades and promotions in this house.  We gathered and fed wonderful people in this house.  Our family grew in this house.  Our marriage evolved in this house.  We experienced everything from shortage to abundance, grief to joy, seriousness to […]

The Gift of Sacrifice

The Gift of Sacrifice

It seems as though “sacrifice” has taken on a negative connotation.  When used in conversation or the media, sacrifice is usually portrayed as giving up or doing without with great angst and discomfort, it can even be portrayed as a punishment.  Is this really what sacrifice has become?  Can we change our perspective a bit? […]