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Rediscovering 'eating'

Recently, I got interested in mindfulness. As per Buddhist monk, Thich Nhat Hahn, ‘To be mindful of something is to recognize that something is there in the present moment. 427 more words


Present Moment

Our true home is in the present moment. To live in the present moment is a miracle.  The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth in the present moment, to appreciate the peace and beauty available right now ~

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Monday Modivation Quote - Fear of Unknown Suffering

People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.

-Thich Nhat Hahn…

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What Now? (part 2)

In my last post, written in the week immediately following Donald Trump’s inauguration as president, I suggested two practices that might be of value during the troubling times to come – be more continuously mindful, and become more effectively engaged.   1,304 more words


Emergence of the Contemplative Shaman–Part One, Ch 2: The Road of Excess

11 Then He said: “A certain man had two sons. 12 And the younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the portion of goods that falls to me.’ So he divided to them his livelihood.

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The dandelion has it.

I have lost my smile, but don’t worry. The dandelion has it.

I don’t remember ever noticing a spiky looking dandelion before. Our sprinklers hit it and it’s like it got wet and went into a new hairdo, though drying never did get it back to being fluffy. 48 more words