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The Flowingness of Attention

The Flowingness of Attention – A Wisdom School Report by Cynthia Bourgeault

Two weeks before our long-awaited Calgary Wisdom School last April, Mother Nature surprised us with a challenging gift: two feet of heavy, thick Alberta snow! That wiped out the major portion of the anticipated chore-list for our daily hour of practical work. Forget the raking team, garden beds team, and painting team! But what, pray tell, does one do with the dozen or so people who would have been assigned to these tasks? As any one who’s been to Wisdom School knows, that hour of practical work is perhaps the most distinctive component of the Wisdom School curriculum, and foregoing it was not an option. But what could serve as an option for redeployment? Read more