One of the movies that struck me the most at the True/False film festival was The Crash Reel. The family bond was so evident and strong even before the tragic accident that forms the center of the film. It is a bond that I really hope to emulate. I plan to start by copying one of their rituals, having a moment of meditation before starting a meal. The father would ring a small meditation bowl and the family would close their idea in silence until the gong stopped. I thought it was a lovely way to reconnect and reflect at the end of the day… a sort of prayer for the non-religious.
As I read Nurturing the Soul of Your Family
last week, I noted other ways I could help to nurture myself and my family. And though I really think you should read the book for yourself, I did want to share a few of the things