Practicing Playfulness. As simple as Salmon and Rice.

It’s a prayer for her, for me, for you, for the whole world. I figure it’s a perfect time to pray for the whole world twice a day, morning and evening… Mandy Patinkin Ralph Waldo Emerson is quoted as saying “It is a happy talent to know how to play.” Talent (more often than not) takes practice.Continue reading “Practicing Playfulness. As simple as Salmon and Rice.”

The Sacred Activity of Free Play

Holiness and play always tend to overlap. So do poetic imagination and faith. Johan Huizinga There is much to learn on the value of play and playfulness for adults. In his formative work “Homo Ludens A Study of the Play-Element in Culture” Johan Huizinga explored ancient culture, mythology, ritual, contests, and humor around the theContinue reading “The Sacred Activity of Free Play”

Is Playfulness a Spiritual Experience?

So the starting point is setting your intention for playing. The point of playing is to have fun. The point of a spiritual practice is to be reminded that Life is Spiritual. April Conner Playfulness is a Spiritual Practice by Bernard L De Koven, Psychology Today (Read: 3 min). Playfulness: It’s a Spiritual Thing byContinue reading “Is Playfulness a Spiritual Experience?”

Playfulness As A Way of Life

“If life has got to be a play, let us play it well. As the avoidance of problems and the maintenance of inner peace may guide us smartly through open and unswerving confrontations, let us face up to conflicts playfully, as well. Playfulness allows us to see things from different angles and may sometimes saveContinue reading “Playfulness As A Way of Life”