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Daily Practices

Daily Practices such as chanting, reciting sacred texts, prayer, "worship", bowing down in humility, yoga, taking time for a daily quiet time such as meditation, the lighting of candles and incense, all can reconnect us to our inner wisdom guide. The urge to do so, found in all cultures of the world, is the inborn… Continue reading Daily Practices

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The diversion from our Inner Fullness……. is Neediness

Neediness is the mind being hungry for an object. Neediness.... the single most dangerous diversion from our inner balance. Sneaky little devil that it is....... Neediness is not associated with our 5 senses, although it tricks us into thinking it is. Neediness is the mind being hungry for an object. And how do we not… Continue reading The diversion from our Inner Fullness……. is Neediness

Belief in a religion vs. a personal search · Body/Mind - How we use our resources · Cutting to the Chase - Getting to the bottom of things · How to Practice · How We See the World · Journey to WHoleness

Blaming Religion – a new fad

Many folks thrive on pointing the finger at things outside themselves...... in all directions except for where the problem really lies....... a favorite blaming place is religion......Quite frankly, organized religion is just filling an emptiness that folks feel when we have lost the inner sense of fullness. Pointing the finger of "who dunnit first" is… Continue reading Blaming Religion – a new fad

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Faith is……..

"Faith is the bridge which carries us through moments of despair"When the light at the other end of the tunnel has not yet appeared, and there seems to be nothing but darkness........ realizing that "all things must pass".... realizing that "this darkness is simply a cloud floating past in the sky"...... this is faith.In the… Continue reading Faith is……..

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Be Present….. Attention Attention Attention

Be present..... be here, on the head of the moment..... be fully aware of the present surroundings and how they are flowing by.... don't need to make a bunch of assumptions.... don't need to reflect on what is happening.... there is always something new and wonderful occurring.... pay attention to what IS.... rely on your… Continue reading Be Present….. Attention Attention Attention

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Balance … Lack of Balance

i keep reminding myself...... of the importance of balance.... Balance stems from a sense of completeness, leading to a healthy mind. Life's circumstances cannot ever provide us with balance, or a sense of completeness. Balance comes after we learn how to deal with all our inner boogeymen, and realize that we are born with "inner… Continue reading Balance … Lack of Balance

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Sentience

Its strange, (if we practice "being present in the moment"), how sometimes the most common of events can cause a huge shift in the way we see things........ and can cause a domino effect through our awareness...... (This required no drugs, alcohol or other mind altering substances...... just practicing attention and presence of mind..... )… Continue reading Sentience

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Oceanic Awareness and the Physical Universe (Level 1)

When all is said and done, all that is, is oceanic awareness. This is Being. The oceanic awareness' function is Doing. The oceanic awareness creates and tears down. The oceanic awareness congeals into forms. This is the physical universe. .... gases, rocks, fire, living things..... The oceanic awareness congeals in the physical universe, and seeks… Continue reading Oceanic Awareness and the Physical Universe (Level 1)

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“Fix the connection and everything works like a dream!”

i have a monitor on my computer.... sometimes the screen turns yellow. At first, i looked for problems with the computer, then the monitor..... frustrated... spent hours and hours trying this and that, trying to fix what i was seeing on the screen. In the end, the issue was with the connection..... the connection was… Continue reading “Fix the connection and everything works like a dream!”

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Just Breathing – Shunryu Suzuki

Just Breathing - Shunryu Suzuki ".... just awareness of the universe...." Birth this experience, then let it grow and become a moment by moment experiencing of the fullness of life. It is not a hype or pump up..... it is returning to our nature core. From the beginning, there was nothing missing ..... we become… Continue reading Just Breathing – Shunryu Suzuki