Thought in action

Patience: the spiritual path to personal growth

MICHAEL LEWIN explores the expression of patience in Nature, and how easy it is to learn lessons from the natural world around us. Nikos Kazantzakis, the author of Zorba the Greek and The Last Temptation of Christ, once wrote about a chrysalis that he came across nestled in an olive tree. The infant butterfly, within its cocoon, was just starting to break through to greet a new life when Kazantzakis, anxious to shorten the natural process, breathed intensely on it. The butterfly eventually emerged, but because it was prematurely induced, its wings......

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Tuning In

Tuning in

RAHUL MEHROTRA shares his experience as a busy cardiologist who also loves bird-watching and meditation. It has been more than a decade now that working as a cardiologist, watching birds around my house, and...

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