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Waking in the Morning

A friend sent me this article from MindBodyGreen on 5 Life-Changing Ways to Start Your Day.   Not sure why, but I read it anyway.  I think the message to move away from plugging in too electronics too fast in … Continue reading

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Lojong Practice 22: The Paramita of Exertion

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 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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Z is for Zen: A-to-Z Challenge

I started my A-to-Z Challenge with Alcoholism, so it is fitting I end it with Zen.  Without my formal sit practice in my twenties I don’t know if I would have come to my ahahs regarding alcoholism before I sank … Continue reading

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Heart Opening + Clarity of Mind

It may be the time of year, or maybe that we are on vacation from the day-to-day grind of being on call as small businesspeople, but I am in a reflective mood.   I am thinking about the immense gift … Continue reading

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