June 2013

let it flow
June 16, 2013

A LESSON IN ATTACHMENT

Recently, “my” bicycle was stolen while locked in the garage. In theory the lessons of attachment and giving are easy…but when faced with a pricey loss, we are tested. (After all, talk is cheap!) So, when faced with this situation, my immediate feeling was being BUMMED! The bike was a gift from my sister and I - Read More -

June 15, 2013

LOVE YOU BETTER NOW

I was introduced to Ed Sheeran by a friend and love his sound! Apparently this song was inspired by a gig he did at a homeless shelter. Awesome. (To make him even more awesome, he cast Ron Weasley [Rupert Grint]– from Harry Potter — to play his imposter in the official video! haha)

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June 15, 2013

ONE STEP AT A TIME

After a couple of weeks of intense travel, I reached a point where I was so drained that I if I even touched my hotel room bed, I would not wake up until the next morning..lol I have made a personal commitment to create daily posts on the site (it serves as my daily meditation, - Read More -

the sky
June 11, 2013

NO DISTINCTIONS

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true. -Buddha   Photo source: sky blue

tibetan flags
June 7, 2013

SACRED WORK

Is your practice sacred but your work profane? ”Work”, to me, is just another word for your actions. Being in harmony (balance) means aligning our thoughts and actions with our positive spiritual practices. Many do not see “work” as part of spiritual practice, but I do. It just so happens that much of our time “working” - Read More -

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June 7, 2013

THE MIRROR

There was once a young monk sitting in constant zazen (deep meditation). An elder monk notices this and inquires, “Why are you sitting in continuous zazen?” The younger monk replies, “By sitting in zazen, I hope eventually to become a buddha.” The elder picks up a brick and begins rubbing it on a rock. The - Read More -

road to no regret
June 5, 2013

FOUR VIRTUES, FIVE BLESSINGS

Those who want to know the truth of the universe should practice the four cardinal virtues. The first is reverence for all life; this manifests as unconditional love and respect for oneself and all other beings. The second is natural sincerity; this manifests as honesty, simplicity, and faithfulness. The third is gentleness; this manifests as kindness, - Read More -

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