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Thoughts for a cloudy Tuesday...

Upon the ground, the field of equanimity,
I mix in water and manure of stable faith in the path.
I sow the seeds of pure, untainted mind. 132 more words


Mindful Monday: Pocket Guru

Last Monday, I wrote about the “Stop, Drop, and Text” program sponsored by the Zen Monastery Peace Center. I’ve participated for two of the four weeks now and find it very helpful. 452 more words


new world

last week rang in a couple of big changes. i accepted a new position in community outreach for a local hepc education and advocacy organization. i also ended a recently rekindled work relationship which seemed instantly a bad idea. 182 more words

A Lightning Flash Or A Dewdrop

To what shall I compare this life of ours?
Even before I can say
it is like a lightning flash or a dewdrop
it is no more.

- Sengai


Middle Tennessee Fall 7 Day Retreat in November

This retreat is on and general registration is open:

Sunday Evening, November 9 – Sunday Noon, November 16, 2014

Bethany Hills Retreat Center, Kingston Springs, TN… 214 more words


bird on a wire

there is no where to run from myself. i have been buzzing like an old fashioned telephone wire wondering what the next few days will bring as i wait to hear about a possible position. 257 more words

The Path is the Goal

I took this picture not long ago and keep it in my phone as a reminder to walk the path of life.

The path actually does not connect to the lighthouse. 236 more words