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Call It Suffering

“You cannot save people. You can only love them.” ~ Anais Nin

“We need, in love, to practice only this: letting each other go. For holding on comes easily; we do not need to learn it.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke… 660 more words


Some people lose diamonds searching for stones

Not from speaking much is one a knower of the Dhamma.

One having heard little, but who acts accordingly, such one is a genuine knower of the true Dhamma. 90 more words


Mindful Morning Saturday

I awoke just before 4:30am and turned on my Mighty Bright book light made in China, patents pending, and slid out from under a mismatched set of sheets, one fashioned from organic cotton made in India and the other I got from the Goodwill, who’s tag I was unable to locate while groping around in the dark trying not to disturb my sleeping husband. 325 more words


Discomfort Practice

The more we attempt to regulate our environment to suit our preferences, the less resilient we become in managing fluctuations when they occur. This week: practice weathering (and perhaps eventually embracing) small discomforts by doing such things as: 237 more words


Present! - Talks of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center (26 min)

Mel Van Dusen presents the talks of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center.


Better Than Caffeine

July has been a month of cognitive overload. I’m working on three highly creative, analytical, and energizing projects simultaneously. As much as I told myself architecture school was tough, I couldn’t have done this six or seven years ago. 1,449 more words


The Vision Board

I have always been a visual person.

I learn well by looking at images, by drawing things, by seeing things.

When we speak of manifesting, we also must speak of creating the vibration to manifest.   531 more words