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COURAGE - as told by Sylvia Boorstein

COURAGE

A fierce and terrifying band of samurai was riding through the countryside, bringing fear and harm wherever they went. As they approached one particular town, all the monks in the town’s monastery fled, except for the abbot. 100 more words

Expect the Unexpected.

Sometimes shit happens; quite literally. I had just given my daughter Sally – who at 28 has moved back home for while — a little pep-talk about being more accepting when life throws you a curve ball. 564 more words

“Mindfulness is the aware, balanced acceptance of the present experience. It isn’t more complicated than that. It is opening to or receiving the present moment, pleasant or unpleasant, just as it is, without either clinging to it or rejecting it.” ~ Sylvia Boorstein

Inspire

Just As It Is

Mindfulness is the aware,

balanced acceptance of the present experience.
It isn’t more complicated that that.
It is opening to or receiving the present moment, 23 more words

Insight

Poet’s Beat ~ 1959 by Gregory Corso Accompanied by Koto Song by Dave Brubeck

I liked reading Corso’s poem on 1959 because it is the complete opposite of what I have learned in the sense of a full life.  Folks like Sylvia Boorstein are the hero’s in my life because her book “Happiness is an Inside Job” where Boorstein begins with an anecdote about a day when her writing was interrupted by a call from a friend with a very ill brother; the effort of consoling her made Boorstein forget what she had been about to write. 537 more words

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