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Stuff vs. Simplicity
Thursday, January 14, 2010      10 comments

Though I've moved significantly away from a possession-laden life over the last 20 years, while making other life-changing decisions as well, I find that *things* continue to torment me and keep me prisoner. To be honest, the battle with *thing... Read more
What's on your mind...?
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      7 comments

This hit me hard even though I've heard it over and over again. Sri Easwaran's explanation of that cryptic statement of the Buddha really says it all...and it's about EVERY part of my life, every high and low place, every crevice, every hidden ... Read more
TRUST the Process?
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      12 comments

I have a problem with faith...with trust. I always have. The concrete reality before my eyes is easy. The unseen isn't so easy. As a spiritual being occupying a body (yeah, I've managed to get that integrated), I am aware that growth, greate... Read more
It's All Right
Sunday, January 10, 2010      8 comments

Really nothing more to say about it this morning. IT'S ALL RIGHT Van Morrison (From the album "TB Sheets," 1973) If it matters how you do it, And how you do it... Read more
Thoughts become things. Choose good ones.
Saturday, January 09, 2010      12 comments

WHOA! Powerful words from my hero, Sri Easwaran, this morning. I seem to be on a roll with the Thought for the Day as you can see, often deeply resonating with the daily Teaching. The fact is that my thoughts impact every corner and cu... Read more
Directing attention, controlling the mind....
Thursday, January 07, 2010      17 comments

As usual, Eknath Easwaran spoke to me in a place that I truly resonate with. Returning home after a wonderful trip to the "left coast" I'm ready to move into a level of greater conscious attention, enabling me to flourish in body, mind, and spi... Read more
Sustained & enthusiastic meditation practice
Wednesday, December 16, 2009      8 comments

This is such a wonderful affirmation of the power of long-term, dedicated meditation practice that I had to take a minute to share it, from Sri Easwaran's Thought for the Day. Om shanthi, shanthi, shanthi! Maha ... Read more
Stir a flower, trouble a star.
Monday, December 14, 2009      12 comments

The law of karma is so precise: For every action there is a reaction. And yet the law is also complex beyond our ability to comprehend -- the great teachers have basically s... Read more
World Christmas -- BUY IT!
Sunday, December 13, 2009      4 comments

You'll be glad you did! emoticon ... Read more
Finding Eternal Happiness
Saturday, December 12, 2009      5 comments

This weeks offering from Weekly Words of Wisdom just seemed like something worth sharing! Will all those NOT up for eternal happiness please raise their hands...??? Find... Read more
Mary Oliver, for all holiday air travelers ....
Friday, December 11, 2009      1 comments

You know who you are! (Ahhh...yes, I hear you Mary!) What is it, that you need so badly? Think about this. LOGAN INTERNATIONAL In the city called Wait, ... Read more
Om my God how I love David Whyte!!!
Wednesday, December 09, 2009      7 comments

Our faces would fall away until we, growing younger toward death every day, would gather all our flaws in celebration to merge with them perfectly, impossibly, wedded to our essence, full of silence from the carver's hands. ... Read more
More reflection to support a meditation practice
Sunday, December 06, 2009      10 comments

Given the struggle that presents itself prior to many *sittings* I am always looking any little tidbits of wisdom Teachings that encourage me to stay set on the Path of meditation. This morning's Thought for the Day from Sri Easwaran spoke dire... Read more
The Mystery
Friday, December 04, 2009      9 comments

Sorry to all those practical souls out there that think this is a weight-loss site. Pardon me, but to this little tropical rainbow-hues-scaled Piscean fishie swimming around in the cosmic ocean-of-delight, this *place* is more about healing the... Read more
Meditation anyone???
Thursday, December 03, 2009      15 comments

I made a pact with myself during the Soul Writing Retreat to return to a daily meditation practice, aware as I am of the myriad benefits. Friends Michelle (StrawberryMoon) and Gail (DragonFly) have also been encouraging each other in an inform... Read more

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