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A change in plans

If there is one doctrine I would preach, it’s that “If you want to change your life, change yourself first.”

This is not some namby-pamby platitude that I quote with a bunch of others from the Buddha, Gandhi, or Nelson Mandela like most hippie New Agers. 1,042 more words

Setting it down

I’ve been exploring time and the setting of my life a little bit, and how they seem to define each day.

The work I do is often chaotic, but it’s always the same kind of chaos occurring. 414 more words

Buddhism

by mimmis.olsson on Flickr.Loha Prasat in Wat Ratchanaddaram temple, Bangkok, Thailand.

by mimmis.olsson on Flickr.Loha Prasat in Wat Ratchanaddaram temple, Bangkok, Thailand.

Meditation Classes online and at numerous locations in person

Classes are available to anyone with an interest in just meditation, or meditation and buddhist teachings made relevant to the modern age.

Book below or Text/Whatsapp 07597773096… 1,639 more words

Special Events

Civil Discourse: Fear and Structural Racism

After taking a brief detour into the matter of the Madison County (Alabama) Commission’s vexing unwillingness to relocate the Confederate monument on the steps of its courthouse, let’s return to the matter of… 1,043 more words

Racism

I'll Just Leave This Right Here...

I’m usually pretty loud and wordy, a trait that I’m quite confident I inherited from my mother. Although I usually have the ability to control my volume and she’s pure-blooded French-Acadian and for a gentle woman, her voice not only carries volumes, it never stops. 89 more words

Motivation

When the Dalai Lama Drops an Album

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

On his 85th birthday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama released a record combining music and Buddhist teachings. How did we get here? 746 more words

Curiositys