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Our bedrock

When the heat comes we move like a slug. When the long winter nights come we can’t get out of bed. When there is argument around us we feel uncomfortable. When the lights don’t turn […]

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It is here, now.

We often pass our days living in the past, chewing over things as if we were a cow with four stomachs – ruminating and regurgitating. This comes about through worry, brought on by stress. Anxiety […]

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I met a man at a conference

Recently I met a man at a conference. We clicked. He invited me to virtually meet his new business partner. Both men have had successful business careers. They now want to give back to society […]

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Living in grace bathed in gratitude

Living in grace bathed in gratitude is good for the health. This is true for both our physical and our mental health. Gratitude reduces stress, anxiety, fear, and doubt. This helps our heart, brain, stomach […]

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Like an illusion

Experience of our days is up and down. This is on the outside and superficial. As we practice more, an inner experience begins to permeate our whole experience, our whole being. At first it waxes […]

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What really happens when you die?

Recently I was reading some research into how people die. It was done by a Neuropsychiatrist (both a Neurologist and Psychiatrist), whose name is Dr. Peter Fenwick. His research, and others he sites, show that […]

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Each moment is precious

We often find ourselves in a rut. We are stuck and don’t know how to get out. Laziness is seductive. It’s like being in a slumber while being spaced out. No real pain, but no […]

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Stable place inside

When you’re hot, you’re hot. When you’re not, you’re not. And it is o.k., really o.k. Regardless of what is happening on the outside or even on the inside, we are cultivating an “o.k.ness.” Everything […]

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Barchey

Barchey in Tibetan means obstacle. Have you ever had a day that started on the wrong foot and continued that way throughout the day? Sometimes this is due to barchey. It can be a powerful […]

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Row row row your boat

“Row row row your boat, gently down the stream, merrily merrily merrily merrily life is but a dream.” Did you sing that when you were young? I did. But we didn’t have a clue to […]