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Provision #858: Mindful Generosity by Thich Nhat Hanh

Laser Provision Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese Buddhist monk born in 1926, is a well-known public figure and practitioner of mindfulness. For today’s Provision, I reprint excerpts from his 1994 essay on generosity. Given the depth and challenge of his reflections, connecting mindfulness and generosity, I encourage you to read the essay when you have […]

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Provision #857: Mindful Self-Awareness

Laser Provision Whereas the title of last week’s Provision, Mindless Mindfulness, may have seemed like an oxymoron, that is, a self-contradictory statement, the title of this week’s Provision, Mindful Self-Awareness may seem like a circumlocution, that is, the use of more word than necessary to express an idea. Isn’t all mindfulness a matter of self-awareness? On one level, […]