All wisdom traditions understand the need for letting go.  And all wisdom traditions understand how difficult it is for humans to do this.  Possessions, emotions, even difficult relationships… we hold on for dear life in spite of the damage it does to us.  But as Joseph Campbell said, “We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the life that is waiting for us.”

How to Catch a Raccoon

Do you know how to catch a raccoon? I mean good old backwoods ingenuity, no guns, no weapons of mass destruction. Well, I didn’t know either, until some years ago...

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Let us take a short period of silence to reflect on those with whom we need to be reconciled and what action we can take to make this happen.

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