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Buddha prayers
November 27, 2015

GRATITUDE

When I think of gratitude, I’m reminded of this story: There was once a man with one eye who was quite depressed about having only one eye. As he walked down the road, lamenting about his lot in life, he ran across the man with no eyes.¬† The man with one eye was filled with - Read More -

birthday roses
May 27, 2015

INCREDIBLY THANKFUL

Life has been busy. Working on various projects, traveling, finalizing my first book (more to come on this! :), and striving to make time for friends and family has taken a toll. I find myself making lists to keep up…and taking less time to wind down. But I remain so thankful. Today is my birthday - Read More -

have a rest
March 18, 2015

PERSPECTIVE

I am considering the importance of perspective from my hotel room in lovely (but very hot and humid!) Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. I think that life largely gives you what you expect. If you are expecting a difficult situation, full of conflict, that is often what you will receive. Alternatively, if you view the situation as easy - Read More -

count your blessings
January 24, 2015

COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS

As I near the final stages of recovery from the flu, I have become a little reflective. It is pretty clear that I had not been getting enough sleep in the midst of traveling and committing to too many things. I set myself up perfectly for being sick. And the flu had an astounding way - Read More -

in knots
November 19, 2014

CONSOLATIONS

Many weeks ago, a woman [that I didn't know] approached me in a parking garage and said, “I’m trying to get to your level.” I laughed her comment off with a smile and kept walking. But she continued, following me, and said, “I know it wasn’t easy.” We were walking together now towards the steps - Read More -

July 18, 2014

AND IT MEANS PRAISE AND MEDITATION

“Nothing can be done against the truth…no matter how we remain in denial Wasting time, replacing time with each empty excuse…but that will only work a little while… I beg you desperately..cause me to agree to what I know is best for me…” Love this track from Lauryn! Beautiful lyrics and composition. <3

yin and yang desert
February 9, 2014

NO RIGHT WITHOUT WRONG

Everything can be seen as a this; Everything can be seen as a that. The that depends on the this; the this mirrors the that. One follows from the other; each is inseparable from both. You can’t have right without wrong, life without death, the true without the false. The Master is not trapped in - Read More -

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