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Thich Nhat Hanh week: When others want to be near you

Today’s excerpt is truly splendid.  The only “task” ever required of human being is to generate one’s presence: to bring your mind back to your body. 808 more words

Transformation, Inspiration

The Desert

On a recent trip I drove through desert in Nevada and southern California, including the Mojave Desert.  An unfamiliar landscape, it appeared dry and barren, especially compared to the lush green of an eastern spring in which there has been plenty of rain.  429 more words



As a child I occasionally got bored.  I would go whining to my mother, who would give me some ideas about what to do that seldom suited me.  444 more words



The fewer objects we have, the more we appreciate them.

The fewer thoughts we have, the greater the clarity of our thinking.

Gratitude flowers in the presence of fewness.

Where fewness is, oneness beckons.

From The Counsellor

Lighten the load...

Lighten the load…
it is good and beneficial to let go, to release the past with any resentments or uncomfortable memories. it is good to be free. 122 more words


Fire Building as Spaciousness

Those of you who have read this blog for any amount of time probably wonder where I have been the last few months. For two years I have written a blog post most weeks and sometimes more than one a week. 269 more words


What are you cultivating in your life?

Cultivate is a very accurate and satisfying word for what we do in meditation. We cultivate spaciousness. We cultivate ease. We cultivate kindness and compassion. 580 more words