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Quotes from the Common Bowl

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From the Latin, posse, meaning “to have power.” A reminder that embracing possibility is not just about belief or “having faith,” but also a matter of gathering power. 

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This beginning has been quietly forming 
Waiting until you were ready to emerge… 
It watched you play with the seduction … read more.

Pondering Questions

Don’t treat the following questions like “homework”, or try to answer every single one. Instead, make time to meditate on the list and then pick the one question that speaks to you right now. The goal is to figure out which question is yours, or … read more.

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It is interesting that Hindus, when they speak of the creation of the universe, do not call it the work of God, they call it the play of God, the Vishnu-lila, lila meaning “play.” And they look upon the whole manifestation of all the universes … read more.

Quotes from the Common Bowl

Word Roots: 

“Across the globe, many of the etymological roots of the word ‘play’ locate it in the visceral: ludere in Latin refers to leaping fishes and fluttering birds. The Anglo-Saxon lâcan means to move like a ship on the waves, or to tremble like a flame. The Sanskrit kridati also, as … read more.

Pondering Questions

Don’t treat these questions like “homework” or try to answer every single one. Instead, make time to meditate on the list and pick the one question that speaks to you most. The goal is to figure out which question is “yours.” Which one contains “your … read more.

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There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
~Maya Angelou 

There are no true stories; we are making up every one of them.
~Pema Chodron 

A true war story is never moral. It does not instruct, nor encourage virtue, nor suggest models of proper human … read more.

Quotes from the Common Bowl

Word Roots: 

The word story comes from the Latin istori meaning “history, account, tale,” and is related to the Ancient Greek historéō, “I inquire.” This is a reminder that the root of story is not just wisdom, but also a desire to know and inquire. We are invited to think of … read more.