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Archive for February, 2011

Awakening

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Why do we often practice discrimination when we are all spawn from the same roots- the same seeds of the same species- the human species? Peace, light & insight be with you.

Practice- Exercising Your Virtuous Nature

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Adapted from “Shadow Dance” ~ David Richo Here is a wonderful little exercise you can do to help develop awareness for how virtuous qualities work to condition and precipitate the natural goodness found in us all. For example, love, courage, honesty, humility, gratitude, generosity, forgiveness, respect, etc. Before starting your day, pick a virtue, and […]

Awakening

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

To be truly at “home” with yourself- in yourself- you need accept yourself as you are. Peace, light & insight be with you.

Exercise- The Practice “I Have Arrived”

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] You arrive in every moment ~ adapted from Thich Nhat Hanh Like the walking meditation, we practice to arrive in every moment. The present moment is our destination- in the here and in the now. The practice is “arriving”. When we breathe in, we take refuge in the […]

Awakening

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Our craving to be better than others is born from ignorance- the illusion of superiority is grounded in sickness and suffering. Peace, light & insight be with you.

Awakening

Friday, February 25th, 2011

When we look deeply into our “roots”, we come to know that we are all brothers & sisters- we are all of “one”. Peace, light & insight be with you.

Awakening

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Each step we take in this present moment is for the journey that has yet to come… Peace, light & insight be with you.

“Psychonauts”- Navigating the Mind

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Forging into the unknown reaches of the mind, heart, and soul. Our summons- our vocation is calling us into the uncharted frontier of our minds… and into a greater understanding of our human condition. Exploring who and what we are- the psychology of our own being is fundamental to our emerging path. This is courageous […]

Awakening

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

To be swept away by our fear, worry, anxiety, or anger only increases our suffering- and only magnifies our pain. Peace, light & insight be with you.

Awakening

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

If we can sit- be calm with a sense of peace & relaxation, we can begin to release our tension, fear, and anger- and thereby our pain will be reduced. Peace, light & insight be with you.