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(a Journey) I do not make light of the heaviness which dwells in my heart. And I think to my chi, “perhaps if I empty my insides, it will all fall out too.” she tells me what I know...

Gorgeous Photography Book Giveaway-Nineteen Days: Dawns and Dusks of the Baha’i Fast –

We have three copies of “nineteen days” to give away! “nineteen days: dawns and dusks of the Bahá’í Fast” is a LIMITED EDITION publication. Please visit http://nineteendays.wordpress.com/

Dear Mark (a letter to a prisoner and friend on ego and humility

Dear Mark, Gregg and I were discussing ego today, and among other things, the number of people who fight so hard to preserve it, which is, in actuality nearly everyone, at least in this culture. And...

Understanding Forgiveness

Understanding Forgiveness If I don’t understand myself, I can’t understand you. If I can’t understand you, I don’t understand myself. If I can’t see in myself the thing about you that bothers me, I’m not really seeing the thing in you that...

The Greatest Paradox of All

The Greatest Spiritual Paradox of All! At the root of all unhappiness in the world, with all the evil and negative thoughts and emotions that inevitably go with unhappiness, lies the selfish desire to make ourselves...

Here’s a lovely claymation video of Le Petit Prince — remember the story?

A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery~ (via @AndreaBurgess8 @offgrid @loveimage) StopMo.Info: Le Petit Prince Claymation - The Little Prince (1979) - Will Vinton stopmo-info.blogspot.com thanks to @offgrid  

and again?

I had a neat revelation, again; When I was in meditation, again: That it may take dedication, But we could actually be free From all limitation, again. 23feb (c)2010 jge

SEEING IS SEEING NO MORE

SEEING IS SEEING NO MORE In the Timeless Zone, where Sound and Light are One Hearing is hearing no more Nor Seeing seeing any the more Hearing now is the Seeing Seeing itself is the Hearing The Soundless Sound...

Cultural Baggage in Zen Practice

  What is my self? It is my body and thoughts, my logic and my creativity. It consists of all the events of my life and my memories of them. It includes every scar, mistake,...

THOUGHTS ON NO-THOUGHT

THOUGHTS ON NO-THOUGHT What is no-thought? Silence? Before the thought arose, there was silence; when the thought is no more, there is silence. How is it that I never become aware of this Silence? Could there be...