October 2014

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October 31, 2014

RESPONSIBILITY

This morning, in beautiful Maui, I read an awesome quote by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Nothing in the world can bother you as much as your own mind, I tell you. In fact, others seem to be bothering you, but it is not others, it is your own mind. I believe this to be true. - Read More -

AFGHN-10118, Victims of violence, Kandahar, Afghanistan, 1985
October 19, 2014

VIRTUE

While reading Lao-tzu on this beautiful morning in Chicago, two passages about virtue (goodness) caught my eye and begged to be shared ;) PRACTICING VIRTUE To practice virtue is to selflessly offer assistance to others, giving without limitation one’s time, abilities, and possessions in service, whenever and wherever needed, without prejudice concerning the identity of those - Read More -

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October 11, 2014

CHANGE

After a fun, full day in San Francisco, I’m up at 2am on a Saturday thinking about change. While it is true that things change, I’m inspired to say that we experience pain because we fail to realize that our expectations change. We anticipate future outcomes (i.e. illusions) based on our expectations. These desired future outcomes are simply what we - Read More -

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