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Doing Something Versus Getting Something Done

Has this happened to you?

One thing I run into with students very often is a common sense that while they’re playing a lot or have played for years that their playing never got any better.  879 more words


Improvisation: Scales

In improvisation, scales are like the alphabet of music. Scales or the “alphabet” is the basis for building proper words, sentences, grammar and punctuation. All these parts allow the musician to construct a story. 654 more words


Mummy Stuff: Ideas for practicing letters

Lily is really good with her letters now and we are moving on to more difficult words but I came across these fab ideas for practicing letter or mark making with your little ones. 75 more words


The crux of the practice

Isn’t it interesting that the core of the practice (analytic meditation on emptiness) comes at the beginning of the sadhana?  I do understand why H.H. Dalai Lama V organized the sadhana this way, yet it is new to my practice.   556 more words


Manjushri Retreat from afar starting up...

Manjushri Retreat from Afar

1-month Retreat: January 13 – February 9
3-month Retreat: January 13 – April 13

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#20 If only you had more time...

Raising accomplished children is so time-consuming, right?

If you’re not driving them to sports or dance, you’re nagging them to practice their music.  If you’re not driving them to music lessons, you’re nagging them to finish their homework.   128 more words


First Sunday

First Sunday of the New Year and I was able to incorporate a bible study and church session with my little one’s!!! Very excited mama over here! 216 more words