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Koh Samui and three days of silence....

Having left our little island paradise of Koh Jum, our next destination was the popular island destination of Koh Samui. Well known for it’s beautiful beaches and lively nightlife, our plan was something pretty different-we had booked onto a three day meditation retreat! 1,754 more words


30 Day Challenge #2: Summary

The two main challenges for the second 30 Day Challenge were:

  1. Say “Yes” to get out of my comfort zone and off my ass
  2. Vipassana…
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Up from but still under the Silence

There is no way to yet write about the ten-day retreat deep in the Swedish countryside, but this short post will suffice to say that it was a paradox in every possible way. 114 more words


I'm heading off to meditate for 10 days on December 20 :-)

I announced in my November and December newsletters that this week was my final work week for the year, and now here we are! Tomorrow I will be heading up to the… 269 more words


meditation and moving on

Since my last writing, it feels as if everything has changed, but of course it has… It is the only constant in life, after all. 2,119 more words


Insight is coming - #haiku #buddhism

Gazing in this way,
seeing beyond the earthly -
insight is coming

Haiku by Stephanie Mohan – December 2014

Photo – thanks friend Glenda M – Nov 2014


12 Days of Kindness Adventure: Day 10, Put your money where your heart is

I love the quote: Treat kindness like it’s money and spend it like you’re a billionaire.

I’m taking that thought with me as I head into silent retreat. 451 more words