Write 20 Minutes a Day

A lot of people say they have “no time” to write. I have a solution for you, friends. It’s something you already own and it’s with you right now. It’s called “20 minutes.” You can write something in 20 minutes. The minutes may be your enemy at first. Your email will call your name. The…

No Mud, No Lotus

“Most people are afraid of suffering. But suffering is a kind of mud to help the lotus flower of happiness grow. There can be no lotus flower without the mud.” —THICH NHAT HANH from No Mud, No Lotus: The Art of Transforming Suffering A few months ago, I visited the lotus flowers in Washington, DC…