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On not going crazy

I didn’t realize that Prince had died until I saw the front-page headline in the break room at work the next day.

My jaw dropped. 770 more words


I miss writing. I miss having time, unused space in my day, where I could just let thoughts flow. Now when I do get space there are too many things competing for it that I have to choose one of the many things I could be doing and make the most of that. 520 more words


Peace Buddha: Thich Nhat Hahn

Please Call Me by My True Names

Don’t say that I will depart tomorrow

even today I am still arriving.

Look deeply: every second I am arriving… 311 more words


Please Call Me By My True Names

This morning I read a poem by Thich Nhat Hahn.

Please Call Me by My True Names

Do not say that I’ll depart tomorrow—
even today I am still arriving. 425 more words


Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay. 35 more words


No Mud No Lotus

We have to learn how to embrace and cradle our own suffering and the suffering of the world, with a lot of tenderness. (Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh from No Mud No Lotus) 6 more words