“When a painful emotion comes up, stop whatever you’re doing and take care of it. Pay attention to what is happening. The practice is simple. Lie down, put your hand on your belly, and begin to breathe. Or you may sit on a cushion or on a chair. Stop thinking, and bring your mind down to the level of the navel.”Thich Nhat Hanh, No Mud, No Lotus
Brother Peace reflects on losing both his parents to depression, and grief as a beautiful path of awakening.
Other articles in this issue
By Dylan Tweney
By Mick McEvoy
By Bar Zecharya
By Marc Andrus
By John Bell, Chaya Ocampo Go, Andrew Deckert, Sara Henry, Shephali Patel, Simona Coayla-Duba, Sister True Vow, Stephanie Knox Steiner
In our regular column in the Mindfulness Bell, the Earth Holder Community would like to offer our Earth and Racial Justice framework, which serves as the foundation of our work. May it nourish our practice and action.