Month: August 2020
Thought of the Week – 31st August 2020
The form of leaf is only a tiny part of me. I am the whole tree
One autumn day, I was in a park, absorbed in the contemplation of a very small but beautiful leaf, in the shape of a heart. Its colour was almost red, and it was barely hanging on the branch, nearly ready to fall down. I spent a long time with it, and I asked the leaf a lot of questions …
I asked the leaf whether it was scared because it was autumn and the other leaves were falling. The leaf told me, “No. During the whole spring and summer I was very alive. I worked hard and helped nourish the tree, and much of me is in the tree. Please do not say that I am just this form, because the form of leaf is only a tiny part of me. I am the whole tree. I know that I am already inside the tree, and when I go back to the soil, I will continue to nourish the tree. That’s why I do not worry. As I leave this branch and float to the ground, I will wave to the tree and tell her, ‘I will see you again very soon.’”Suddenly I saw a kind of wisdom very much like the wisdom contained in the Heart Sutra.Continue reading
Book Recommendation: Leadership and the New Science by Margaret Wheatley
IN HER PIONEERING BESTSELLER
Leadership and the New Science: Discovering Order in a Chaotic World (Revised Edition)
Margaret Wheatley showed how the “New Science”—revolutionary discoveries in quantum physics, chaos theory, and biology that are overturning centuries-old images of the universe—provides powerful insights into the design, leadership, and management of organizations.
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Crave companions, not competitors
Crave companions, not competitors. I want people to sail with me through this puzzling and frightening world. I expect to fail at moments on this journey, to get lost—how could I not? And I expect that you too will fail.
Thought for the week – 24th August 2020 (2)
Thought of the Week – 24th August 2020
4 tips on How to Eat Right
( Contributed by Sanmuga)