From Wayne Muller's How Then, Shall We Live?:
Many of us incorrectly assume that a spiritual life begins when we change what we normally do in our daily life. We feel we must change or job, our living situation, our relationship, our address, our diet, or our clothes before we can truly begin a spiritual practice. And yet it is not the act, but the awareness, the vitality, and the kindness we bring to our
Tarn Wilson is the author of the memoir The Slow Farm and numerous essays. You may read more of her work at tarnwilson.com.