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The third eye – or not

When I was a kid, I was preoccupied with all things supernatural. I devoured “non-fiction” accounts involving psychics, clairvoyants, people with what was then called ESP. I scared myself silly thinking about ghosts and poltergeists and what I would do … Continue reading

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Poem

The Guesthouse by Mowlana Jalaluddin Rumi This being human is a guest house Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they … Continue reading

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Jim Dreaver on Freedom

At the level that most people relate to the notion of freedom, it means the freedom to express ourselves however wish: to choose our work or career, our friends, our politics, our religion, to choose where we live. Yet there … Continue reading

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Quotation

Edges are important because they define a limitation in order to deliver us from it. When we come to an edge we come to a frontier that tells us we are now about to become more than we have been … Continue reading

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Quotation on mindfulness

By being with yourself, by watching yourself in daily life With alert interest, With the intention to understand rather than to judge, In full acceptance of whatever may emerge, Because it is there, You encourage the deep to come to … Continue reading

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Meditation

I am not a meditation teacher – or any kind of teacher for that matter. However, I strongly believe that meditation is one of the most powerful tools for clarifying the mind, strengthening your sense of self, and increasing your … Continue reading

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Quotation

Much energy is wasted in trying to charm others. And in wanting to charm – I tell you, the opposite happens.(Sri Sri Ravi Shankar)

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