NEW 8th principle of the Monk Manifesto:
*I commit to being a dancing monk, cultivating creative joy and letting my body and “heart overflow with the inexpressible delights of love.”*
And here is the revised version of the Monk Manifesto video with the 8th principle included:
Monk Manifesto Meditation (8 Principles for being a Monk in the World) from Christine Valters Paintner on Vimeo.
This is lovely, but don’t forget us “walking” monks, or simply “moving” monks (as well as those of us who might be “singing” monks, “gardening” monks, “drawing” monks, etc. I’ve never been much of a dancer, but I’ll always think of myself as a monk in the world, just the same :)