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Lost and Found

For much of my life, I felt broken.

I’d experience moments when I was supposed to be happy, but wasn’t. For example, I’d go to parties and enviously watch people enjoying themselves. 485 more words

Midlife Crisis

Room for Everything that Comes

“Things falling apart is a kind of testing and also a kind of healing.  We think the point is to pass the test or to overcome the problem, but the truth is that things really don’t get solved.   100 more words

Bits And Pieces

Augustines' "This Is Your Life" Delivers Powerful Alt-Rock Anthems

I first became aware of the band, Augustines, about five years ago — when the boys were still having a bit of an identity crisis. Guitarist and lead vocalist, Billy McCarthy, and multi-instrumentalist, Eric Sanderson, had recently split from the band, Pela. 405 more words

Aging Gratefully

I went to market Monday. It was after my morning coffee, and catching up on the world via my iPad.

I wasn’t buying much. Especially compared to when I cooked dinner every night for my wife and whomever was around. 444 more words

Midlife Crisis

On becoming numb and desensitized

I just saw this tweet:

I responded with this:

We've become numb to all the death and violence (and I include myself in that assessment). …

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WHEN THINGS FELL APART: memories from our Pema Chödrön decades

On the occasion of its 20th Anniversary Edition, our Associate Publisher Jonathan Green wrote some of his memories about Pema’s classic book:

Dear reader,

I’m one of the “old-timers” of Shambhala Publications, old enough to remember when we published this wonderful book almost 20 years ago. 249 more words

From The Editors


Augustines new album ‘This Is Your Life’ can be heard via KEXP this week as John Richards, Associate Program Director & Host of The Morning Show – and LONG time supporter of Augustines – will begin the US Radio Exclusive premiere of the album playing track by track starting Monday, June 13th and continuing through Thursday, June 16th. 824 more words

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