Author Archives: mountainpat

What’s Real?

“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant.” – Albert Einstein We are taught from an early age what our parents, teachers, religion and/or society believe is real. As we age we may … Continue reading

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Challenges

“Life always gives you what you need.” – Eckhart Tolle We all have our comfort zone. You know that place where life seems to rock along. You are comfortable, happy, contented and maybe every now and again wonder if there’s … Continue reading

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Exquisite Paradox

“The most exquisite paradox . . . as soon as you give it all up, you can have it all. As long as you want power, you can’t have it. The minute you don’t want power, you’ll have more than … Continue reading

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Beginner’s Mind

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in the expert’s mind there are few.” – Suzuki When we are in a state of not knowing what to do or what will happen, it can be scary. Easy to get … Continue reading

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Life Is Like Music

“For unless one is able to live fully in the present, the future is a hoax. There is no point whatever in making plans for a future which you will never be able to enjoy. When your plans mature, you … Continue reading

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The Spring Equinox – Ostara

In pagan times people celebrated the path of the Sun from high in the sky and warm to low in the sky and cool – the seasons. In this way they honored the growth cycle of crops – planting, tending, … Continue reading

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Food of the Gods

Food of the Gods The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge A Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution By Terence McKenna   I recently read this book originally published in 1992 while doing some research on psychoactive … Continue reading

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You Are The Sun

You are the Sun and the Moon and all the planets. In the old days, they were all Gods, calling to us – calling us home – to ourselves. The Sun calls to that part of you that is your … Continue reading

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The Eternal Now

“Time isn’t precious at all, because it is an illusion. What you perceive as precious is not time but the one point that is out of time: the Now. That is precious indeed. The more you are focused on time … Continue reading

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Imagination Is Our Reality

“With our thoughts we make the world.” – Buddha Did you ever stop to ask yourself where your thought was before you thought it? Or, where it went once you stopped being aware of it? Is there a difference between … Continue reading

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