The true beauty of our community here can be summed up in that very word. Living in community allows us to grow in our connection to ourselves, to our world, and to each other — but it also comes with challenges. How do I smooth over disagreements? How do I see the other side of the situation? How do I serve the greater good, when that means denying myself?
Surrender to the situation, lean into acceptance.
My perspective may not be your perspective, but both are essential parts of our shared happiness, joy, and success. By embracing the truth of what is and who we are, from all angles, we can honor each other with clear and open minds.
Acceptance is a choice, perspective is a choice, and choosing to see other people’s truth is a choice — one that this mindful community allows us to confront every day.
Returning to our roots means reminding ourselves of our place in the greater puzzle and respecting the role of others. A recent development at the Lab has been a nightly cadence of hoots from two owls. We’d never seen them but their serenade was hard to miss. But during dinner one night, 9-year-old Micah runs […]