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over the horizon

‘Through our eyes, the Universe is perceiving itself. Through our ears, the Universe is listening to its harmonies. We are the witnesses through which the Universe becomes conscious of itself.’  599 more words

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arrivals – departures

POSTCARD #82: South East England: Somebody I know died. There was a ceremony, the monks came, chanted blessings and now she’s gone. All that remains is her absence, her empty rooms, her pictures on the walls, objects chosen, placed on shelves and now there’s no one here who made the choices. 673 more words

The 'now' Moment

the journey to get there (2)

POSTCARD#79: Aberdeen Scotland: Wandering through these streets and lanes looking for my childhood; searching for something that’ll tell me what it was like more than 50 years ago as I walked along the route to school in all kinds of weather. 574 more words

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the journey to get there (1)

POSTCARD#78: Delhi: I open the door and step out into the sunshine, shading my eyes from the brightness of the sun, look down for a moment, and a shadow flits across the paved stone area at my feet. 655 more words

The 'now' Moment

Here we go!

I’ve been thinking about writing a blog for a while, and – with some free time on my hands (finally) – figured that now would be a good time to start. 1,809 more words

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'the world is the mind'

POSTCARD#77: Delhi: There’s nobody here. Step right out of myself and look in, peep through the windows, knock on the door, ring the bell… anybody home? 687 more words

The 'now' Moment

Buddha's Path and Not Self

As Buddhism expands across the American landscape, perhaps no insight provided by the teachings is more misunderstood than that of not-self. This misunderstanding is no small matter. 1,193 more words

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