Monthly Archives: December 2014

Enoughness

A good five minute film.  Where do you fall?      

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Lojong Practice 20: Life Turning Itself On Its Head!

I am using Weeping Buddha and the lojong sayings and commentary from Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness by Chogyam Trungpa as a study, together. I’ve been practicing tonglen for almost three decades, and it is my main practice. This … Continue reading

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Lojong Practice 19: Letting Go of Resistance

I am using Weeping Buddha and the lojong sayings and commentary from Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness by Chogyam Trungpa as a study, together. I’ve been practicing tonglen for almost three decades, and it is my main practice. This … Continue reading

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Lojong Practice 18: The Kayas as Unsurpassable Protection

I am using Weeping Buddha and the lojong sayings and commentary from Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness by Chogyam Trungpa as a study, together. I’ve been practicing tonglen for almost three decades, and it is my main practice. This … Continue reading

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I Pray They Will Hear The Peaceful Protests

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On “O” Rings, Dumping, and Speeding

Originally posted on Jilanne Hoffmann:
Last night, “O” ring #20 failed. Snapped without a sound. ? Unlike those infamous “O” rings from the Challenger disaster, when this one failed, no one died.  Well, maybe no one died. Or maybe someone…

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Lojong Practice 17: Be Grateful to Everyone, REALLY?

I am using Weeping Buddha and the lojong sayings and commentary from Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness by Chogyam Trungpa as a study, together. I’ve been practicing tonglen for almost three decades, and it is my main practice. This … Continue reading

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