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The Word Love...

The word love was something I once believed was spoken but not thought of. When my mom would end a call it was always with, “I love you,” and, of course, I was to reply with, “I love you too.” For me it seemed as though the words were like a goodbye, said at the end of a conversation for conversations sake, not because there was a deeper meaning to them. 446 more words

Kindness and Compassion Daylong Retreat

Saturday, December 6, 2014, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Nashville Friends House

During the busyness and outward focus that often accompanies the holidays, this daylong retreat will offer a quiet time to slow down, connect with our bodies and extend kindness and compassion to ourselves and others. 139 more words


Sound unheard: Vigyana Bhairava Tantra

I acknowledge this graphic from the Net.

In this 89 dharana and 114 verse of Vigyana Bhairava Tantra, Shiva says;

Closing ears and lower opening… 433 more words


Wednesday night:

On my way to “the meeting” (SAA) I decided to pull out some old Zen training CDs I had by Dick Sutphen to listen to. 339 more words

90 Days


I liked The Story of the Chinese Farmer so much that I decided to translate it into Esperanto, below.  Enjoy!

Iam estis maljuna farmisto.  Unu tagon, lia ĉevalo fuĝis.   159 more words

Interesting Things

Praying To A God You Don't Believe In

I have no real god outside of myself. Yet I know that in the uncertainty of our universe nothing lays inside our version of “reality.” The only thing I am sure of is that I know nothing. 196 more words