How do you measure your love for your mother?

If there’s one generality that one can say about every human being it’s this: We all came from a mother. How do you measure your love for your mother? Thich Nhat Hanh may have set the standard for mother love, as he explains in his essay: “A Rose for Every Pocket.” We quote that beautiful work of art here, in toto. …

Why the American Indian sees life as a circle

In this culture we look at life as though it were a straight line. The longer the line the more we imagine we have lived, the wholer we suppose ourselves to be, and the less horrendous we imagine the end point. The death of the young is seen as tragic and shakes the faith of many. But in the American …