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Conscious Intention – 12 quotes from Sylvia Boorstein’s book – Pay Attention, For Goodness’ Sake: Practicing the Perfections of the Heart – The Buddhist Path of Kindness

1. Every action creates results that endure

“…every action – even the decision not to act – creates results that endure, in an eternal cause-and-effect ripple, forever…”

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Quotes From A Book

Another thing not left out

Yesterday was Father’s Day, and Blue Eyes chose a hike in the Sierra Buttes to celebrate. It had been a long time since we’d been to the Buttes, and we were all quite excited at the prospect. 850 more words


"Good is bad and bad is good"

At a first glance, a certain type of zen meditation practices and postmodern ideologies seem to go hand-in hand. They both share (though from different perspectives) excessive self-observation, love of oxymoron and short quotations, negative stance towards expertise, distrust of reason and emotion, ‘the burden-is-on-the-user/learner/buyer’ attitude,  and, above all, the de-contextualization and dis-association of the individual from the historical, political, social environments. 74 more words