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The Activism of Mantra

In light of the recent election here in the United States there has been a fire lit for those inspired to action and activism. This fire always burns, of course, but with the full assault on diversity, religious freedoms, and the abhorrent policies of the incoming administration toward people of color, our LBGTQ brothers and sisters, the rights of all women, and the sacred and delicate balance of the very planet that sustains us all, that fire has become a bonfire of potential action and resistance. 403 more words

Buddhism

Who is the best at dancing in the rain?

Boy and I often discuss quotes during car journeys. We often mention Gandhi’s quotes. I usually introduce them when they are relevant to whatever discussion we are having. 420 more words

Personal Musings

Derek Parfit

Here’s an obit in Vox but will compile and post other obituaries as they come out.

New York Times

Derek Parfit and Janet Radcliffe-Richards (not an obit) 55 more words

Ethics

Somnambulist's Blueprint

I am not able to use my eye to hand ability as well as I would prefer so posting is brief. I am humbled again and again by the frailty of ability and the audacity of circumstance.   2,164 more words

Emotional Sobriety

(Personal) New Year's Resolutions 2017

Welcome to 2017! How about that last year, huh? What a repeated kick in the teeth it was. I remember what I was like this time last year, all full of hopes and dreams and thinking that this was going to be a pretty great year of progress! 1,626 more words

Self-Reflection

Daylong Meditation Retreat: Cultivating Clarity Through Living the Questions

Saturday, January 28, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Birdsong Retreat Center, Ashland City, TN
Led by Lisa Ernst

“Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves. 203 more words

Mindfulness