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‘Hell is not punishment, it’s training.’ Shunryu Suzuki

Writing

I'm Back.

So what happened in the few months I stopped blogging?

  1. I moved to Instagram.¬†I unleashed my darkness there, so just in case you realized that was me, I apologize for the “rotten” posts.
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Anime

A hiccup cure and a glimpse of zen

When I was 13 or 14, I devised a nasty plan against hiccups. I called it my psychological method. It still works.

You only need two things: concentration and a couple of minutes. 381 more words

Awareness

The Fourteen Precepts of Engaged Buddhism

By Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh (From the book Interbeing)

  1. Do not be idolatrous about or bound to any doctrine, theory, or ideology, even Buddhist ones. Buddhist systems of thought are guiding means; they are not absolute truth.
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Buddhism

z3n quot3s - garden of the heart

** An excerpt from Rumi’s Little Book of Life translated by Maryam Mafi and Azima Kolin p. 94

Blog

A Ceremony for Inauguration Day

I’m sharing a ceremony, written by Zen teacher Ed Brown, meant to be performed before or during the inauguration itself. Please feel free to add, subtract, or change anything. 795 more words

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