Tag Archives: Time and Timelessness

Yutori ~ Spaciousness

ゆとり~ Yutori The Japanese have a concept called ‘yutori’ – an idea that connotes a sense of spaciousness, elbowroom, leeway, reserve, margin, allowance, latitude… time. From a conversation with her Japanese student, poet Naomi Shihab Nye explains, It’s a kind of living … Continue reading

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The Child has time to take time as it comes

“The child has time to take time as it comes, one day at a time, calmly, without advance planning or greedy hoarding of time. Time to play, time to sleep. He knows nothing of appointment books in which every moment … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Silence

Written in 1964, Simon and Garfunkel’s “The Sounds of Silence” rings with an aching truth – maybe even more so today. In the words of Paul Simon: “…we have people unable to touch other people, unable to love other people. … Continue reading

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