Category Archives: Beyond the obvious

I am Nobody but Myself

  Originally posted November 29, 2011 I am all the ages I’ve ever been. Anne Lamott I love that quote!  It is insightful and true. I am still the little 3 1/2 year-old boy who sneaked his father’s pocket knife and when … Continue reading

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Everything…

This life is what you make it. No matter what, you’re going to mess up sometimes, it’s a universal truth. But the good part is you get to decide how you’re going to mess it up… Keep trying, hold on, … Continue reading

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Only Law of Life

True love doesn’t exist, for, love is always true. If it is not true, then it is not love at all.” Ashmita Acharya,

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As You Imagine

Your eyes are like a mirror… and what you see in me is a reflection of you. CV Pillay

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Desire Demands Its Own Attainment

Our desires and aversions are mercurial rulers. They demand to be pleased. Desire commands us to run off and get what we want. Aversion insists that we must avoid the things that repel us. Typically, when we don’t get what … Continue reading

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The Only Safety

“Allow” By Danna Faulds There is no controlling life. Try corralling a lightning bolt, containing a tornado.  Dam a stream and it will create a new channel.  Resist, and the tide will sweep you off your feet. Allow, and grace … Continue reading

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Wisdom Is NOT a Product of Thought

Most people spend their entire life imprisoned within the confines of their own thoughts. They never go beyond a narrow, mind-made, personalized sense of self that is conditioned by the past. In you, as in each human being, there is … Continue reading

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Experiencing Without Attachment

From tinybuddha.com article someone posted today on Facebook. Full article here: link Accept the moment for what it is. Don’t try to turn it into yesterday; that moment’s gone. Don’t plot about how you can make the moment last forever. … Continue reading

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I’m Stepping Through the Door…

We passed upon the stair, we spoke of was and when Although I wasn’t there, he said I was his friend, which came as some surprise I spoke into his eyes I thought you died alone a long long time … Continue reading

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Few Minds More Brilliant

In history, there have been few minds more brilliant than that of the Greek philosopher, Plato. I mean, consider a man who was the student of Socrates and the teacher to Aristotle. Plato is one of the founding fathers of … Continue reading

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