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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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A is for Addiction (and, Alcoholism)

I was quiet about my addiction for many years except among close friends and family.  Then a couple of years ago I realized it was like so many things, that those with courage needed to bring it out of the … Continue reading

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Addiction, One*

(*Because I am sure there will be more.) With the death of Phillip Seymour Hoffmann  talk of addiction talk is everywhere.  Oddly, I just wrote about it openly a couple of weeks ago.  I don’t hide it, I just never … Continue reading

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PROCESS: Patrick in my Art, or DETOX 1995

Rewrote and posted under dkatiepowellart, as I am moving most of my artwork-centered posts to my art blog. For more about my relationship with my brother Patrick and to read my writings as I post them about my brothers, visit … Continue reading

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