it’s crooked!

There is a lot of pressure on the whole New Year’s thing this year, right? I mean, the pandemic, economic turmoil; not to mention I am behind a few loads …

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thank you, nonetheless

Buddhism offers us a path to decolonize our own minds, thankfully. It not only teaches inclusion, it points out the shared insanity of separateness that causes so much suffering.   …

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diving into the maelstrom

breath awarenss can steady you in any storm

The next tine you dive into another maelstrom… strap yourself with the rope of mindfulness onto the buoyant barrel of breath awareness. Oh, wait. I’m getting ahead of myself. Let …

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a moment of well being

Despite all that is wrong, I can still take delight in a moment of well-being.   News stories are not the conversation starters they used to be. In the day, …

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now more than ever

The suffering in the world is overwhelming. But the whole mess looks differently when we have a rested, settled mind.   Everyone is frazzled.  Covid-19, politics, racial and economic disparities, …

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the pure delight of samadhi

With samadhi, our simple path of  awareness reveals the wonderful secrets hidden in the depth of our being.   Meditation has many wonders to reveal, but they remain hidden until …

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