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Day 1 Week 5 – Walking Meditation

  Marathon Training Rest Day.  Week 5 is a “down” week.  Which means a break with less mileage so my body can recover and prepare for the coming weeks. Walking Meditation After my morning meditation, I continued my session by … Continue reading

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Glass Half Empty?

  When the “world” is getting me down, instead of turning on it , I turn inward to myself and ask: Why? What is there that is not agreeing with me? Am I biased on certain subjects? Or could there … Continue reading

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Experiential Learning, Part 2

As an intuitive learner, I find connections quickly.  Unfortunately, too quick sometimes, and the details are lost on me.  Thus I appreciate experiential learning or leaning by doing in that the finer points manifest themselves and smack me in the … Continue reading

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Mind Dancing With The Body

The sound tick, tuck, tick, tuck . . . pierces into my ear drums while I’m trying my best to meditate.  Sitting on the floor with my legs crossed, a series of questions pops into my head: why this little … Continue reading

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An Overactive Mind

Monkey mind is a polite way of labeling my overactive mind.  I say this because I have observed it first hand  in my meditations.  I am not kidding.  My mind is like a magnet.  It hops to any sounds, thoughts, … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 27 Jan 2019

Americans are hopeful people. Our hope is rooted in the principle articulated by the Constitution. Given that hope is the basis of struggle, Donald Trump has been our cause. Not necessary bad, in fact he could be just what the … Continue reading

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Emotions – It’s Complicated

Human are complex. Which does not bode well for smooth relationships. I used to believe that our emotions (at least the negative ones) are the culprits leading us astray.  But in reality, human emotions, positive, negative, or both, are complicated. … Continue reading

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Our Extra-Ordinary Life

Wisdom does not come from studying great theories and philosophies, but from observing the ordinary. ~ Ajahn Sumedho, Now is the Knowing Want to make your ordinary life extra-ordinary?  Look no further because you already have the answer.  Read on. Many people … Continue reading

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In This Moment – 2019

Soon “2018” will be a faded memory, joining the other bygone years. In its place, “2019” will be the new standard reference. Interestingly, so is every moment, but only more subtle. The last breath is gone.  What counts is now. … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking. Part 1

Google the definition of critical thinking, and you will get “the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgement.”  I like that definition.  To me, the key components are “objective” and logical reasoning. You see, … Continue reading

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