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This Being Human is a Guest House

This Being Human is a Guest House

Today I want to share with you Rumi’s generative metaphor of the human experience as a guest house. Learning about the guest house has been very important to us in our lives, and is important to all of us as we face the challenges in our world today. Our guest house has been filled to the brim: a confusion, a helplessness, a complication, an obstacle, a discouragement, a momentary relief, a new fear, a frustration, an exhaustion. A great variety of guests have been crowding at our door…

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Live Life to its Fullest, Essence to Essence

Live Life to its Fullest, Essence to Essence

Watch the story of Mr. Goldberg the Tailor as it is being told in the TED talk I presented at the Tel Aviv TEDx conference in April 2009. At the heart of this story is the fundamental principle that I teach couples: step out of the “survival suit” together and step into a creative, flexible new dance…

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