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Ted you are not listening to me!

Mary my long suffering wife often says this to me first thing in the morning when she forgets that I don’t have my hearing aids in place. 837 more words

Family Business

Don’t leave me alone in here! ~ a Buddhist's thoughts on Smartphone addiction

Society today could do with some meditation!

Science journal recently published a sobering study that has not surprisingly created a stir in the psychology and neuroscience communities. 1,380 more words

New Kadampa Tradition

Writing Wednesday

Once again it’s been awhile, almost a whole season in fact.  Three months, and what do I have to show for it?


A couple of chapters in my novel, that’s what.  730 more words


Deal with it!

“But the more they were oppressed, the more they multiplied and spread, so that the Egyptians came to dread the Israelites.” Exodus 1:12

Imagine you have a leaky faucet in the bathtub and the dripping is keeping you awake all night. 369 more words

With Grateful Hearts

What's the Rush?

Haste makes waste.

That truism is never more true than when it comes to problem solving. When you rush to solve a problem you run the risk of actually making the problem worse. 393 more words


Neither a borrower nor a lender be!

As I write this blog post in August 2014 we are 6 to 7 years on from the economic crash that brought Ireland’s economy to a standstill and indeed when the entire Euro currency was under severe pressure. 899 more words

Family Business

Moving on

Consult not your fears but your hopes and dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what is still possible for you to do. 177 more words