Category Archives: Buddhism

Nothing and everything

“The great Indian teacher Nisargadatta Maharaj once said, “Wisdom tells me I am nothing. Love tells me I am everything. Between the two my life flows.” “I am nothing” does not mean that there is a bleak wasteland within. It … Continue reading

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Bless the broken road

I recently contacted Gede Prama (a servant of compassion as he calls himself) on a post he wrote called Cosmic Dancing and said this to him: I keep trying to dance and I would like to live joyfully, though I … Continue reading

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On Destiny

I finally finished the above art journaling page Saturday night… …before I spent the next 12 hours being sick with a nasty stomach bug, contracted from my sister at my niece’s Sweet 16 birthday party. The theme of this page … Continue reading

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Thinking about thinking

I’ve been thinking about thinking. I’ve been dialoguing with a new internet friend of mine, and it’s been helping me crystallize some ideas. Many of my online friends are intelligent and have a very dystopian view of the current world.  … Continue reading

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Pretty hate machine

A song came to mind yesterday when I was thinking about a fellow bloggers post: Human Potential, Human Cruelty (Or: How Meditation and Behavioral Therapy Kept Me From A Killing Spree) He wrote: “As a punk kid coming up with seemingly … Continue reading

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