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The Wisdom of Fighting Zombies

Q: What’s the difference between Charlie Brooker and a Buddhist nun? A: Not much, it turns out.

For those of you who aren’t familiar, Charlie Brooker… 1,120 more words


No Ground Beneath My Feet

I wonder how many times letting go is accepting what has already gone.

When reading a book, I have been known to pause at the end of a chapter. 734 more words


Poison as Medicine

In her book “When Things Fall Apart”, Pema Chodron describes the practice of Tonglen as ” a method for connecting with suffering – our own and that which is all around us everywhere we go. 324 more words



It’s been 2 weeks since we broke up and although it is only a day and a half since I last saw him, I miss him. 607 more words


Anxiety and Fear of Death (My Thought Process)

I’ve been reading Pema Chodron’s When Things Fall Apart, highly recommend by the way, but she says:  “All anxiety, all dissatisfaction, all the reasons for hoping our experience could be different are rooted in our fear of death.   467 more words

Self Compassion #MondayBlogs

Compassion and self-love are fundamental themes in religion and spirituality. Jesus spoke of two commandments: Love yourself and Love others as you love yourself. Buddhists talk of… 325 more words


If You Need Some Comfort

1.5 hours left on my blogging machine robot thing. Which is fine for today because my brain has little attention span at the moment. It was a long long day. 148 more words